Carmakers’ contribution to “clean air emergency programme” secured
The financial contribution German carmakers BMW, Daimler and VW will make to the “clean air emergency programme” has been secured, acting transport minister Christian Schmidt has said in a press release. “The German manufacturers will pay the share of 250 million euros in full,” Schmidt said, urging that foreign carmakers should also pay into the fund to finance measures aimed at reducing air pollution from vehicles in inner cities.
Find the press release in German here.
See the CLEW article on Germany’s diesel summit and its relevance for climate policy here.