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If the car is manufactured to be sold in Germany, it will meet safety and emissions standards established in Europe. Unfortunately, those standards might not be sufficient to meet the standards here in America.
Whenever you ship something overseas - even a car - you will likely be charged a "roll on" and/or "roll off" fee. Also keep in mind that the shipping company may not like it if the car has a full tank of gasoline and may charge a fee to drain some of the fuel from the car's tank.