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    Many car companies believe

    I am wondering if my sentence is grammatically correct.

    Many car companies believe that in about 20 years they would be able to completely phase out petrol cars and replace them with electrical.

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    Re: Many car companies believe

    I'd use "will", not "would". They're "electric" cars, not "electrical". You need to end with either "electric cars" or "electric models".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Many car companies believe

    It's not just petrol (gasoline), it's diesel cars as well. So, saying "internal combustion" or "fossil fuel" cars is probably better.

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    Re: Many car companies believe

    And you could use vehicles to avoid repeating cars.

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    Re: Many car companies believe

    I think 'electric ones' would suggest 'electric cars'.
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