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29 Aug 2017

Merkel critical of diesel hardware retrofitting

tageszeitung (taz)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel wants to “examine all other options” before making a final decision on hardware retrofitting for diesel cars, she said in an interview with tageszeitung (taz). “If I put another 1,000 to 2,000 euros per car into old technology and the industry has to muster between 10 and 20 billion euros for that, which it cannot put into the development of new technologies – is that an investment that the state should support?” asked Merkel.

Read the interview in German here.

See a CLEW article on the Diesel Summit’s results and a CLEW timeline of the dieselgate affair for background.

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