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05 Oct 2017

Step-by-step, e-cars will replace diesel and petrol in company fleets - consultant


The diesel emissions scandal, with looming inner-city driving bans and decreasing resale values of used diesel cars, are driving more and more companies to switch their fleets to electric vehicles, Andreas Schulte writes for the Handelsblatt. In the short term, petrol car use in company fleets will also rise, but “step-by-step, the electric car will replace diesel and petrol as the preferred company vehicle,” Stefan Behringer, senior account manager at market research institute and consultancy Dataforce, said.

Read the article (behind paywall) in German here.

For background, see the CLEW dossier The Energiewende and German carmakers.

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