Merkel rejects electric car quota pushed by election rival Schulz

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday rejected a proposal made by her Social Democrat rivals to introduce quotas for electric cars in Europe, arguing the implementation of such targets would prove too complicated.

Social Democrat leader Martin Schulz, Merkel’s main challenger in the Sept. 24 national election, on Friday called for such a quota – both in Germany and across the European Union, saying it would encourage industry to innovate.

“I don’t think that the quota for E-cars – for this technology – has been well thought out,” Merkel told supporters of her...


Merkel rejects electric car quota pushed by election rival Schulz


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