German coalition unveils pledges on coal, cars and renewables

Germany’s likely new government will seek to phase out coal “ideally” by 2030, end the production of fossil fuel cars before the proposed EU deadline of 2035 and ramp up renewables.

by Simon Pickstone
Lead candidates for the Greens, SPD and FDP before a press conference on Wednesday where they presented their coalition agreement. Photo: Michele Tantussi/Getty Images
Lead candidates for the Greens, SPD and FDP before a press conference on Wednesday where they presented their coalition agreement. Photo: Michele Tantussi/Getty Images

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