Traffic light coalition argues over EV target

The first discord is brewing in the traffic light coalition between Federal Transport Minister Volker Wissing (FDP) and the Greens. On Monday, Wissing would not commit to a coalition target of 15 million all-electric cars in Germany by 2030. “We want electrically powered vehicles, of course, hybrids are also a contribution to this,” the FDP politician said at the “Handelsblatt” energy conference in Berlin. He referred to the coalition agreement, according to which there is only talk of EVs.

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