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03 Aug 2017

“This can only be the beginning”


German carmakers must prove the effectiveness of the measures for better air quality promised at the diesel summit, writes Silke Kersting in an opinion piece for Handelsblatt. “The government must also act” and be strict regarding on-road emissions tests. “This Wednesday, tables were cleaned and the feasible achieved”, but everyone should be aware that agreeing on what future mobility should look like is the real challenge, writes Kersting.

Read the opinion piece in German here.

For more on the summit’s outcome, read the CLEW articles German carmakers pledge diesel software updates and buyer’s bonus and "Win for car industry" - First reactions to German diesel summit.

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