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News on environmental zones and air pollution

Tax on nitrogen oxides for car manufacturers

According to a working document from the Federal Ministry of the Environment, a tax for the automotive industry could be introduced to cover the costs of retrofitting. The total cost for the vehicles concerned is estimated at least €4.4 billion, but the amount of the tax remains to be decided. In this way, the government wants to make retrofitting effective as soon as possible.