According to estimates of the expert, the ban will affect 200 thousand cars, some of which are not more than 4 years.
The court of Berlin has banned the passage of diesel vehicles on several streets in the city centre to reduce the level of harmful emissions in the German capital.
The ban applies to diesel vehicles subject to emissions standards Euro-5 and below, a Decision must be made before the end of March 2019.
Area includes 11 parcels major road arteries.
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Germany (Federal Republic of Germany) is a country in Western Europe.
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Capital – Berlin
Biggest cities: Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Cologne, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Dusseldorf, Dresden, Leipzig
Form of government – parliamentary Republic
The area – 357 021 km2 (62nd in the world)
Population – 80,78 million people (16th in the world)
Official language – German
Religion – Protestantism, Catholicism
HDI – 0,916 (6th in the world)
GDP – $3,86 trillion (4th in the world)
Currency – Euro
Borders: Denmark, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, France, Luxembourg, Belgium, Netherlands
Euro environmental standards regulate the content of harmful substances in exhaust gases from vehicles and machinery. Was introduced by the European economic Commission of the United Nations in 1992. Each subsequent standard strict requirements to ecological safety of the vehicle. The Euro 5 standard for cars introduced in 2009. To date, the last accepted standard, Euro 6.
As reported by “Around the world. Ukraine”, informed the authorities of Hamburg closed two major highways for old diesel engines, and Stuttgart to ban them on most streets from next year. The judges also decided to prohibit diesel cars in Central Frankfurt.