Owners of older diesel cars in Germany will be able to receive free hardware retrofits or financial incentives to exchange their vehicles, the German government announced on Tuesday in an attempt to prevent driving restrictions.
Presenting the plan for reducing vehicle pollution in cities, transport minister Andreas Scheuer and environment minister Svenja Schulze said German automakers had agreed to expand an exchange programme for Euro 4 and 5 diesel vehicles and to offer free hardware retrofits.
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