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WATCH | Frankfurt Auto Show goes electric, but greens don't buy it

2019-09-11 12:11

Compiled by Janine Van der Post

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Image: NewsPress

Electric cars have become the stars of the show when it comes to the biggest automobile events of the year. The 2019 Frankfurt International Motor Show is no different. 

Most automakers have turned their focus on electrified vehicles, even Hyundai has showcased their first-ever all-electric motorsport offering.

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Volkswagen's new electric car took centre stage ahead of this year's Frankfurt Auto Show, but environmentalists say the industry can't claim to be green, and it's time the whole event was cancelled.
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