Deutschland stimmt anscheinend nun doch dem Verbrenner-Aus 2035 zu. Interessant!
But now, Politico reports that Germany has reluctantly and belatedly signed on to the 2035 ICE ban and will ditch plans to lobby for key exemptions to EU carbon dioxide emissions targets. The change in policy came at a meeting of EU environment ministers this week and marks a milestone for Europe’s largest economy, which has long opposed stiff pollution targets for the automotive industry. It now puts Germany in alignment with smaller, mostly rich countries that want to ban the sale of polluting vehicles by 2035 or sooner.
“The new German government stands behind the [European] Commission’s draft and thus fully supports the end of the internal combustion engine [for cars and vans] in the EU from 2035,” Steffi Lemke, Germany’s environmental minister said in an interview. Lemke is a member of Germany’s Green party.