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Merkel's Next Coalition Spat Involves Electric Cars

  • Vice Chancellor Gabriel proposing incentives to increase sales
  • Schaeuble against using government funding to boost demand
Audi AG A3 e-tron plug in hybrid's front section is seen during the 2014 New York auto show in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
Photographer: Jin Lee/Bloomberg
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Chancellor Angela Merkel finds herself in the middle of another spat within her governing coalition, and this time it’s over two topics near-and-dear to Germans’ hearts: cars and fiscal discipline.

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