Do I need stickers or registrations?
How do I recognize the low emission zone?
Are there other low emission zones in Germany?
Yes, a lot of them. With over 80 different environmental zones, Germany has one of the most in Europe.
In our Green Zones App we have gathered together all the low emission zones in Europe and presented them clearly.
Is there a sticker for electric cars?
What advantages do I have with an E-sticker?
The E-sticker gives you various advantages. Depending on the municipality, there are various advantages, such as the use of bus lanes, free parking on the road and at electricity charging points, as well as the possible use of otherwise closed roads.
Do I need a green environmental sticker despite the E-sticker?
Yes, every car, no matter whether it is being driven on with petrol, diesel or electricity, requires a green environmental sticker according to the law. The E-sticker also entitles you to additional advantages over non-electric vehicles. The 35th BImSchV does not provide a separate paragraph for electric vehicles, which regulates them as an exception. Therefore: If an electric vehicle drives into a green environmental zone without a green sticker, a fine of 80 € + approx. 25 € handling fee must be expected.
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All current driving bans and further information are available in our Green-Zones App.
The first environmental track already started on Tuesday in the Ruhr metropolis of Essen.
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The nationwide discussion about more 30 zones for quieter city centres is picking up speed again.
The organisation Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH) is urging the city of Wiesbaden to consistently implement the clean air plan imposed on it.
Since not everyone has yet accepted the traffic-calmed Jungerfernstieg, the police have considerably extended their controls.
Motorised two-wheelers with the EURO-4 emission standard may be sold one year longer.
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), a long-established British company, has developed a passenger cell designed to reduce noise pollution.
The City of Love and Lights is getting serious: from next year, the inner-city speed limit will be introduced.
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