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Driving force: are electric cars crowding out traditional engines? | Business | The Guardian

When Angela Merkel addressed the Frankfurt motor show, it was not to a backdrop of revving engines but an exhibition of noiseless Golfs, South Korean hybrids and Japanese fuel-cell cars.

The silence should have pleased the chancellor, who in the wake of the VW emissions scandal has hinted at a possible ban on sales of the diesel cars for which German manufacturers are renowned. German cities plagued by air , including Munich, home of BMW, are mulling over the banning of diesels from their centres.

Internationally, the UK and France recently promised to ban sales of new petrol and diesel cars by 2040, while carmakers including Volvo and Jaguar Land Rover have raced to pledge electrification of their future models.

Source: Driving force: are electric cars crowding out traditional engines? | Business | The Guardian

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