News Digest Item
22 Mar 2017

“Gaz-guzzling Germans miss air targets”

The Times

Germany may boast an image as a frontrunner for decarbonising economic activity but the country’s love of big car engines has foiled aspirations to steadily lower greenhouse gas emissions, David Charter writes for The Times. “While only 11,000 Germans bought electric cars last year — despite cash incentives — 716,000 chose SUVs or off-road vehicles,” Charter explains, based on figures by the German Federal Environment Agency released at the beginning of the week.

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