News Digest Item
01 Sep 2017

“Car sharing finally has a chance with new law”

Süddeutsche Zeitung

Car sharing in Germany will experience a push after a new law comes into force on 1 September, writes Michael Kuntz in an opinion piece in the Süddeutsche Zeitung. Among other things, the regulation makes it easier for states, cities and municipalities to designate public space as car sharing parking, until now a “costly legal process.” “Now we will see if the federal government’s political will to use public street space more efficiently also exists in each case at the local level. It is high time,” writes Kuntz.

Read the article in German here.

For background, read the CLEW dossier The Energiewende and German carmakers.

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