News Digest Item
22 Dec 2017

Abandoning diesel tax privileges would hurt customers – BMW head

WirtschaftsWoche / Handelsblatt

BMW head Harald Krüger has rejected VW CEO Matthias Müller’s call to end the privileged tax treatment of diesel cars, reports Handelsblatt. “I think abandoning the diesel subsidies is wrong. This is not justifiable for the customers that have bought a diesel," Krüger said in an interview with WirtschaftsWoche.

Read the article in German here, and the interview (behind paywall) in German here.

Read a CLEW timeline on the dieselgate fraud here, and a dossier on Germany's car makers and the green transport revolution here.

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