“Greens demand transition to electric cars”
A motion by the Green Party’s executive for the November party conference demands that from 2030, no newly registered cars should be diesel or petrol-fuelled, Andreas Mihm reports in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Such a transport transition would also be in the interest of German car manufacturers, who lag behind foreign competitors because they have been too slow to move on from the combustion engine, the text of the motion says.
Also read the CLEW article VW, Daimler take key step for e-mobility at Paris Car Show. For background, read the CLEW factsheets Dieselgate forces VW to embrace green mobility and Reluctant Daimler plans “radical” push into new mobility world.