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28 Jul 2017

"German court paves way for diesel ban in Stuttgart"


Driving restrictions for cars that aim to cut down on air pollution in certain areas are permissible, a German court has ruled, according to a Reuters report. "Safeguarding health is more important than the right to property and the general liberty of the car owners affected by the ban," Wolfgang Kern, the presiding judge at the Stuttgart administrative court, said, according to Reuters. This could pave the way for the southwestern city of Stuttgart, the cradle of Germany's car industry, to ban diesel cars from its streets.

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