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(FILES) In this file photograph taken on June 8, 2021, employees work on the assembly line for the Volkswagen (VW) ID 3 electric car of German carmaker Volkswagen, at the 'Glassy Manufactory’ (Glaeserne Manufaktur) production site in Dresden, eastern Germany. – Electric cars — key to reducing emissions and meeting climate change goals — have boosted their market share in Europe, data showed July 23, 2021, as the region prepares to abandon petrol and diesel. Battery electric vehicles more than doubled their share of new car sales in Europe in the second quarter, according to the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) which groups together major car firms. (Photo by JENS SCHLUETER / AFP)