Germany has passed legislation to ban all internal combustion engine (ICE) cars from its roads starting in 2030.
I'll miss the sound of V8s and V10s but it's definitely time we put an end to emissions. The next step would be to reconsider container shipping boats that emit tons of carbons.
Yea and they will float the cargo over the ocean using pixie dust engines. Maybe the pixie dust engines can ship the refugees in from the middle east and Africa Merkill and the EU are so hellbent on importing into Europe.
Geniuses like you who couldn't be bothered to pick up an economics textbook or history book will be the cause of WW3.
You sound like one of those people who still believe the earth is flat
Renewable energy only accounts for about 1/3 of energy in Germany, so this is just an expensive, pointless, feel-good move that trades gasoline emissions for coal fire power plant emissions.
Because 2030 is tomorrow, right? /s
There will not be a viable alternative by 2030. If you knew anything about the industry you would not be spouting ignorant statements.
Banning is a bit harsh. Taxation is the way to go. If the odd person wants to use a combustion engine, and pay for the privilege, they're not hurting anyone.
Then this is just another reason the UK will benefit from the Brexit. Germany and the EU couldn't be more out of touch with reality.
The UK will be brimming with riches is this is actually done. The only issue is this will start WW3 as mass poverty wipes out the European economy and the countries erupt into violence.
It's doing so well from the split at the moment.
Mercedes are well known for AMG cars with V8 and V12 so it's Germany kicking itself again.
so what other mainstream options are there really......
hybrids still work with combustion engines because the batteries alone just arent any good.
Are they gonna provide electric cars for everyone then?
Nope. There won't be any money left to buy food let alone cars if something like this goes through.
More big government telling the free market how to work. Looks like the UK did a solid leaving the ESSU. The ESSU countries will literally implode due to the crippling costs. The reemerging Soviet Union is drooling all over this.
You want a catalyst for WW3? Look no further.
As a car enthuiast, this brings a tear to my eye.
Good job we're leaving the EU by 2019
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