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

After amid 'shocking' nitrogen oxide emissions in the Bavarian capital

Reuters  |  Frankfurt 

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. Asked about the latest nitrogen oxide readings, which the paper said violated European air quality standards well beyond busy trunk roads, the mayor said: ...

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First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 20:21 IST
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