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08 Mar 2018

Mass-daily Bild says “Germany should be proud of the diesel”


The diesel engine is far from dead because it is the most efficient and cleanest car engine available, according to a “manifesto” by mass-daily Bild entitled “Germany should be proud of the diesel!” In a list of “10 truths that many politicians don’t dare to say”, the paper argues that Germany will miss its CO2 targets without the diesel, that many nitrogen oxide measurements are incorrect, that EU emission rules are “nonsense”, and that old buses are responsible for a larger share of nitrogen emissions than cars.

Read the “manifesto” in German here.

For background, read the CLEW factsheet Diesel driving bans in Germany – The Q&A.

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