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‘Naive is an understatement': German safety official tells RT that risk of electric vehicle fires is ‘completely unaddressed'

1 month ago   |   By RT

A series of fires involving electric buses is calling into question Germany's reliance on these zero-emissions vehicles. “The risk of these fires,” safety regulator Heinrich Duepmann told RT, “is completely unaddressed.”
Europe is experiencing a green transport boom. Sales have quadrupled since 2018, and one in every ten new vehicles sold on the continent is now fully electric, a share that rises to four in ten when hybrid vehicles are taken into account. In Germany, where the Greens are in talks about joining a coalition government, the number of electric buses doubled last year compared...
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