News Digest Item
11 Jul 2017

“Lawsuits filed for ten cities with high air pollution”

Environmental Action Germany

Consumer protection association Environmental Action Germany (DUH) has filed lawsuits against regulatory authorities in ten cities in order to withdraw roadworthiness of VW vehicles affected by the carmaker’s emissions fraud scandal, the association has said in a press release. Air pollution by nitrogen oxide (NO2) is constantly very high in the targeted cities, which include Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Cologne, Frankfurt and Stuttgart, the DUH says. DUH director Jürgen Resch said the association wanted to ensure that “air quality in these cities no longer suffers from the use of fraud-diesel cars from the Volkswagen-group”.

Read the press release in German here.

For more information, see the CLEW factsheet Dieselgate forces VW to embrace green mobility

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