German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday the federal government rejects the idea of introducing comprehensive driving bans for diesel vehicles, calling instead for tailored solutions to bring down car emissions in heavily polluted cities.
Monday: Fiat-Chrysler unveil plans to stop making diesel cars— Greenpeace (@Greenpeace) March 1, 2018
Tuesday: German high court gives cities power to ban diesel cars
And: Rome's mayor says diesels to be barred from Italian capital
Yesterday: Israel energy minister calls for fossil fuel vehicle phase out
What a week! pic.twitter.com/LETQBIZMgc
"We're against nationwide driving bans," Merkel told lawmakers in the Bundestag lower house of parliament, adding that German carmakers had to make up for the mistakes they had made in the past.
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