News on environmental zones and air pollution
After months of discussions, the coalition reached an agreement on the diesel issue. On the one hand, the car manufacturer concerned must bear the cost of retrofitting for Euro 5 cars if it is available and adapted. On the other hand, the federal government will assume 80% of the costs of modernizing municipal vehicles and professional transporters. In addition, owners of Euro 4 and 5 vehicles will be offered an exchange premium of up to €10,000.