Instructor Andy Hawes during a lesson on an articulated heavy truck at the National Driving Center in Croydon, England, August 31, 2021. (Peter Cziborra / Reuters)
Berlin — Germany hasn’t seen any signs that it could face the same kind of fuel shortages it suffers in Britain, a spokesman for the Ministry of Economy said Wednesday.
“There is no shortage in Germany,” a spokesman said at a government press conference. “The supply situation is good and the safety is high.”
The UK suffered a surge in panic buying for almost a week after oil companies warned that there weren’t enough tank truck drivers to move petrol and diesel from refineries to gas stations, causing pumps to dry across major cities. It was left.