News Digest Item
02 Mar 2017

Court tells Munich to prepare concept for diesel car bans

Süddeutsche Zeitung

A week after Daimler and Porsche hometown Stuttgart said it would impose a diesel ban to improve local air quality, a court has told BMW hometown Munich to also prepare a concept for such a measure. The city and the state of Bavaria, of which it is the capital, have to table a workable concept by year’s end, according to the court’s ruling. But the judges’ ruling did not say that Munich must impose the bans because it remains uncertain whether driving bans are compatible with current road traffic regulations.

Read the article in German here.

Find first reactions to the driving ban in last week’s news digest

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