You keep mentioning those two cities, you do realise there are more than two cities in Europe right? You do realise some countries get 98% of thier energy from tidal/hydro and wind power? And the country with the biggest share percentage of global electric cars is 2000 times higher than the US's share? You do know France has the same percentage share of electric cars as the US? You need to look at the bigger picture like I keep telling you, not just reading that trash they print in the papers. You seem to have an obsession with tailpipe emissions, do you feel as passionate about the epic amounts of coal power stations in the US? Possibly not.
Sales of VW have risen here, and they recently awarded no less than 8 Awards by a popular uk consumer group, but you're entitled to hate if you want to hate.