14 Mar 2023 | Abstracted from Politico"It's Team Germany vs. Team France going toe-to-toe over the the EU’s automotive industry.
"...key ministers from a gang of car-loving countries said rules ending the sale of new combustion-engine cars and vans by 2035..needed changes. Or else.
"German government, alongside allies Italy, Poland, Bulgaria and the Czech Republic, is pressing for a loophole for cars to be able to run on e-fuels..
"The standoff aligns France with other countries backing the 2035 clean car target, such as Spain, Belgium, Sweden, Denmark, Ireland and the Netherlands."
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