News Digest Item
26 May 2017

“Germany's Gabriel sees 'deal' with China on e-car quota”

Deutsche Welle

Germany’s foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel expects China to relax its new rules on electric cars, reports Deutsche Welle. The talks on softening the ambitious e-car quota were "on the right track," Gabriel said during a visit in Beijing. The details were still unclear on the deal struck between Beijing and Berlin, according to Deutsche Welle.

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For background on German manufacturers' struggle to shift to decarbonised mobility, see the CLEW dossier The Energiewende and German carmakers.

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