Germany may be car-crazy, but the market for plug-in electric cars is still sluggish compared to other European countries. One problem is a lack of charging stations, which are still few and far between in Germany.
Sales of electric cars in Europe have just crossed the 1 million mark, as more consumers are persuaded to opt for green mobility. Can the infrastructure to support the transition from fuel-powered vehicles keep up?
An alarming report from the United Nations climate panel has been met with a shrug from the German government. Angela Merkel once promoted herself as a champion of climate protection, but those days are long gone.
A woman in Germany caused a stir at a gas station after filling her car's air intake with fuel. When she drove away the car burst into flames. No one was injured in the incident but the woman may be charged with arson.
The ruling will affect several traffic hubs in the city's downtown area. The suit was brought by environmentalists in the wake of a series of scandals over diesel emissions.
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