A London court is to decide whether the asthma death of a 9-year-old is directly attributable to excessive air pollution. The case could become a precedent with huge implications for environmental zones and driving bans.
The European Court of Justice has upheld the European Commission's action, demanding that Italy act more quickly to reduce air pollution.
Volkswagen - the name says it all: a car for the people from a good traditional German company. When in the 1930s the first VW Beetles and later the vans hit the streets, the people were thrilled. The cars accompanied us on road trips and holidays, gave us a feeling of freedom and reliability. And that for decades.
The organisation Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH) is urging the city of Wiesbaden to consistently implement the clean air plan imposed on it.
Frankfurt will probably have to get used to driving bans, as the Hessian Administrative Court has now confirmed once again.
The drama about the driving ban in Stuttgart has come to an end: the last signs are currently being put up.
Many Europeans are driving older and older cars, at the expense of the environment. The EU Commission does not like this at all and announces Euronorm 7 as the standard for 2021.
Although judicially decided and ordered, the port city tries everything to prevent driving bans.
France is threatened with a fine in the millions for excessive air pollution.
The city-wide driving ban for Euro 5 in Stuttgart is legal.