The EU has set a goal for 2030 of reducing CO2 emissions from road freight transport by 30% from the 2005 level. Achieving that goal will involve treating trucks as integrated systems.
Some German industry officials have lately been touting 'e-fuels,' synthetic liquid fuels that can be burned in diesel engines, as an alternative to an all-electric automotive future. Is this workable - or mere PR?
German automaker Daimler has announced it is to recall millions of Mercedes-Benz diesel vehicles. The move comes as German authorities investigate the firm for allegedly cheating on emissions tests.
After a poor beginning, the German government has begun offering meaningful help to those affected by the Berlin Christmas market attack. But has the country really learned how to deal with any future such events?
Transporting food is bad for the climate - coolants used to keep fruit, vegetables and meat fresh on the road are worse than CO2 emissions. Now, a South African firm is making the trip from farm to store greener.
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