News on environmental zones and air pollution
“It is surprising that the automotive industry claims driving bans” said Transport Minister Christian Schmidt (CSU) in front of the magazine Der Spiegel. This was the reaction to an interview with VW boss Müller, who said that a blue badge was better than general driving bans and therefore needed to be reconsidered. The industrial boss thus seems to accept the reality that courts all over Germany want to protect residents from poisonous gases. Politicians, however, said that the industry is losing its responsibility.