Daily Archives: June 28, 2021

VW, too, is committed to phasing out the internal combustion engine and specifies a phase-out period. Critics would have liked to see an earlier phase-out for gasoline and diesel engines. Following in the footsteps of the Group’s subsidiary Audi, the core brand VW has now also named a concrete time frame for the final departure from the internal combustion engine. “In Europe, we are exiting the business with combustion engine vehicles between 2033 and 2035,” VW board member for sales Klaus Zellmer told the Münchner Merkur (Saturday). In the U.S. and China, he said, the exit will take place somewhat…

The metropolis of Sydney is at a standstill – a two-week lockdown has been imposed. The reason: the delta variant is spreading rapidly. Many people in the country are frustrated by the low vaccination rates. Countries in Europe have so far looked at the Corona situation in Australia with a mixture of envy and admiration. While Germany endured months of lockdown, life seemed to go on almost normally at the other end of the world. Australia sealed its borders in March of last year – and kept the numbers consistently low with rapid local lockdowns and strict quarantine rules for…

Three days after the devastating collapse of half a high-rise building in Florida, more bodies are being recovered. Well over 100 people are still considered missing, but due to the circumstances, hopes of finding them alive are fading. A lawsuit is already underway against the building’s owner. After the partial collapse of a high-rise building in Florida, the number of dead has risen to nine according to authorities, 152 people are still considered missing. This was confirmed by Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava yesterday (Sunday). Four more bodies had been found in the rubble, moreover, other human remains had…