Second-hand car buyers that purchase older, more polluting vehicles in the Czech Republic will have to pay a new environmental levy from January, the environment ministry announced this week.
A fee of between CZK3,000 and CZK10,000 (€116-€386) will be payable on vehicles that do not meet at least Euro 3 class emission standards. The revenue will fund used car disposal.
The ministry said road traffic was the biggest contributor to air pollution in the Czech Republic, especially for particulate matter.
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