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Berlin, 13 June 2013. Today the European Commission proposed a Regulation on installing eCall systems in new cars. It envisages equipping all new vehicle types in the EU with automatic emergency call systems from October 2015 onwards.
Recommendations for action from the German Government promote sustainable mobility and strengthen Germany as an industrial location
Berlin, 12 June 2013. "The German Government’s Mobility and Fuel Strategy can make a valuable contribution to achieving the very ambitious targets for saving CO2 and energy,” said VDA President Matthias Wissmann, commenting on the strategy passed by the Cabinet today.
Berlin, 10 June 2013. "A mobile society is essential to growth and employment, and thus to prosperity. This prosperity has to be safeguarded and expanded. The German automotive industry is making a contribution here because it has a major influence on the economic development and export strength of our country and is the number one motor driving innovation
The compensation for disadvantages associated with electric vehicles is a major step on the way to establishing electric cars on the German market. This undoes the effects of higher taxes to date on electric vehicles used as company cars, and that creates a reliable context for planning. Anyone who chooses an electric vehicle for their company car is now no longer at a tax disadvantage.
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