News on environmental zones and air pollution
The federal government wants to support the cities financially in order to improve air quality and avoid driving bans at the same time. The current program of 500 million euros will be increased to 1.5 billion euros. In addition, 432 million euros have been announced to support retrofitting of light trucks of craftsmen or delivery services. However, it is expected that the concrete retrofits will only be available in the second half of 2019.