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The Great E-llusion Germany to Promote Electric Cars with Massive State Aid

The German government wants to promote the development of electric vehicles on a grand scale. But many industry observers point out that the perceived benefits of e-cars are massively overrated. In some cases, their carbon footprint is even worse than that of conventional autos.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan