Berlin agreement on tackling pollution diesels

The coalition parties in Germany in the night from Monday on Tuesday reached an agreement on the approach of the air pollution in the large cities by diesel cars. The measures to prevent the cities on their own, a dieselverbod enter.

The agreement was reached after hours of deliberation. Details of the 'concept for clean air and ensuring the implementation of individual mobility in our cities" later on the day published. The chairman of the social democratic SPD, Andrea Nahles spoke of a "very complex agreement".

Last week, reported Handelsblatt that the German government and the automobile industry worked on a omruilregeling for old diesel cars. Manufacturers would car owners required a model should provide you with a cleaner diesel or petrol engine, or a car that runs on electricity.