German Green state premier defends clean diesel -Sueddeutsche Zeitung

FRANKFURT, Aug 12 (Reuters) - A Green party German state premier has defended the diesel technology at the centre of a crisis in the country's car industry, saying it was a necessary interim solution on the way to electric cars. Winfried Kretschmann, premier of Baden-Wuerttemberg, said diesel was a clean technology that helped reduce the carbon-dioxide emissions blamed for global warming. He said the German car industry's future must be secured. His remarks were ...

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