News Digest Item
11 Dec 2018

“This is how thoughtful the transport minister treats companies”

Süddeutsche Zeitung

The transport ministry took more than two months to publish devastating results from its own diesel emission tests, report Klaus Ott and Katja Riedel in Süddeutsche Zeitung. The ministry said it first led many talks with various carmakers to check the “plausibility of the test results”. A ministry fact-finding committee and the Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) met 46 times with industry representatives.

Read the report in German here.

For background, read the CLEW dossier The energy transition and Germany’s transport sector.

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