News Digest Item
21 Dec 2016

“Plenty of legal action”

Süddeutsche Zeitung

Several lawsuits regarding high nitrogen oxide emission levels – filed by the non-profit environmental and consumer protection association Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH) in the recent past – start to have consequences for cities and carmakers, writes Stefan Mayr in Süddeutsche Zeitung. A court in Düsseldorf called on the city government to ensure that emission limits are met “as fast as possible” and a court in Stuttgart inquired with the city administration whether it planned to adhere to such limits in the future. Until now, no German city has introduced driving bans, writes Mayr.

Read the article in German here.

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