Saturday, 17 June 2017

Munich, home to BMW, considers diesel ban to tackle pollution

Source: Reuters, 14th June 2017, (Reporting by Jan C. Schwartz, Sabine Wollrab, Ilona Wissenbach and Ludwig Burger, editing by Louise Heavens, Greg Mahlich)

Jan C. Schwartz, Sabine Wollrab, Ilona Wissenbach and Ludwig Burger reported, "Munich, home to carmaker BMW, has become the latest German city to consider banning some diesel vehicles amid "shocking" nitrogen oxide emissions in the Bavarian capital. "As much as I would welcome avoiding such bans, I think it is just as unlikely that we can continue to do without bans in the future," Munich mayor Dieter Reiter was quoted as saying by the Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper on Wednesday. (...)"

Read more at: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-autos-diesel-idUSKBN1950VD