Michael Nienaber and John Ainger

Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Germany Backs EU Phaseout of New Combustion Engines by 2035

EV being charged A Mercedes-Benz EQC electric vehicle connected to a charger. (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg)

Germany threw its weight behind a European Union proposal that only emission-free new cars and vans can be sold from 2035 as the bloc moves forward in talks on an ambitious green overhaul at a time of an extraordinary energy crisis.

March 17, 2022