The World From Berlin 'Germany's Electric Cars Plan Is All About Image'

Germany has moved up a gear in its bid to get viable electric cars off the drawing board and onto the streets. However the government's plan to get a million electric cars running by 2020 sparked more boos than cheers on Thursday, with some commentators complaining the high-profile plan is more about the election than the environment.
Germany wants to lead the pack when it comes to electric cars.

Germany wants to lead the pack when it comes to electric cars.

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-- Jess Smee