03 Dec 2018, 14:43
Benjamin Wehrmann

Germany tops up clean air programme with one billion euros to prevent diesel bans

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

The German government has vowed to provide an additional one billion euros to the country’s clean air programme in a bid to prevent diesel driving bans that loom in many German cities, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reports. The programme then will have funds of nearly 2 billion euros until 2020 to finance the switch to low-emission vehicles, more public transportation options and other measures to improve air quality in German cities and municipalities.

Find the article in German here.

See CLEW's Q&A on diesel driving bans  and the article Germany launches task force to kickstart shift to sustainable mobility for background.

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