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Tuesday, 12 September 2017

GreenPeace: Protests against car manufacturers as new report calls for end to combustion engines

Protests against car manufacturers as new report calls for end to combustion engines
Frankfurt, 12 September 2017 – On the opening day of the world's largest International Motor Show (IAA), 10 Greenpeace Germany activists peacefully protested against auto industry practices that harm both the climate and people's health with a smoking VW car installation. Protestors held banners reading, "The oil age is ending". Greenpeace is demanding a sustainable transport system of cleaner, smaller and shared electric cars. At the motor show, manufacturers exhibit several heavy diesel and petrol models this year - an indication of the wrong direction that the industry is headed. "The car industry is on a collision course with action on climate climate change," said Greenpeace Germany...
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