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Press release on Climate | Energy

Saving petrol, staying mobile - despite high fuel prices

At the start of the summer fuel prices are reaching new record highs in Germany.  The frustration felt by many people is understandable. There is no easing of fuel prices in sight, given the rising demand and scarce finite reserves of oil. ”Simply complaining won’t help. Each and everyone of us can take real steps to control and reduce fuel consumption.  ”Ladylike” driving style can help: low revs, thinking ahead, and no quick starts. This will relieve the climate and the purse”, said the President of the Federal Environment Agency (UBA), Prof. Dr. Andreas Troge. A new UBA brochure offers practical advice on how anyone can save money and remain mobile despite higher prices. read more

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