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2019-09-09 07:00
electric cargo bike

Image: Reuters

The Germans are ditching their cars and going green with electric cargo bikes to get to the supermarket faster, take the children to school, and just because it is more affordable.

A rising number of environmentally conscious Germans are buying electric cargo bikes, which last year outsold electric cars in a country known for its love of the combustion engine. 40 000 bikes were bought in comparison to 36 000 electric vehicles.

Germans are finding it cheaper, and also healthier for the environment to use this means of transportation.

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