Most Germans do not compromise on holidays for climate:survey

From Xinhua Source: Xinhua| 2019-06-18 22:11:17|Editor: xuxin BERLIN, June 18 (Xinhua) — A large majority of Germans said that the current climate debate has no influence on this year’s holiday plans, a survey conducted by the opinion research institute Civey on behalf of Spiegel Online on Tuesday showed. More than 70 percent of the 5,000…

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Germany tests its first ‘electric highway’ for trucks

From Engadget Surprise: it’s on an Autobahn. Jon Fingas, @jonfingas 05.12.19 in Transportation Germany is joining the ranks of those countries betting on “electric highways” to foster eco-friendly trucking. The country has started real-world tests of an eHighway system on a 3.1-mile stretch of the Autobahn between Frankfurt and Darmstadt, with an electric-diesel hybrid truck…