News Digest Item
11 Dec 2018

“Declaration of war”

Süddeutsche Zeitung / NDR / WDR

The Federal Environment Agency (UBA) plans to initiate its own programme to measure emissions from diesel vehicles in real-life conditions, setting up parallel structures to those of the Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA), reports Süddeutsche Zeitung. “In the future it will be UBA versus KBA,” write the authors, adding that the KBA still has not published some of the results of the emissions tests it carried out. UBA president Maria Krautzberger said that diesel cars “surely do not have a future in the heavily polluted city centres.”

Read the article (behind paywall) in German here.

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