By Erik Kirschbaum HAMBURG, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Germany's speed limit-free motorways may fall victim to fears of global warming after the Social Democrats unexpectedly voted on Saturday in favour of introducing a top speed of 130 kph (80 mph). Studies showing Germany's CO2 output from cars could be cut sharply with a speed limit helped convince a majority of SPD delegates to ignore their leaders at a party congress. The autobahns were built without speed limits by the Nazis and, after ...
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