Germany threatens to hold up EU’s combustion-engine car ban

              Volker Wissing, Federal Minister of Digital Affairs and Transport speaks on the use of e-fuels for new combustion engines even after 2035 and in the existing fleet in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023. (Britta Pedersen/dpa via AP)
              FILE - A luxury Audi car is surrounded by exhaust gases as it is parked with a running engine in front of the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. Germany’s transport minister said Tuesday that his country won’t back a planned European Union ban on the sale of new cars with combustion engines from 2035. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)