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Greenpeace Germany sues Volkswagen over carbon emissions targets

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BERLIN (Reuters) – Environmental activist Clara Mayer and the heads of Greenpeace Germany have sued Volkswagen in German court, the NGO said on Tuesday, accusing the automaker of failing to do its part to combat climate change. The claimants had given Volkswagen eight weeks to consider their demands, which included ending production of internal combustion engine cars by 2030 and reducing carbon emissions by at least 65% from 2018 levels by then, before filing the suit. Volkswagen did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The company had said that it did not view suing individual fi…

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