With a five-point plan, the transport Minister Andreas Scheuer driving to prevent bans. Also include Hardware upgrades and a new exchange premium – for a specific stop group.
The Federal Minister of transport, Andreas Scheuer (CSU) wants to prevent a media report, according to the driving bans in Germany, with a five-point plan. Scheuer have presented a concept on Sunday at the Chancellery for a Meeting with the Chairman of the Board of BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen, reported the “Handelsblatt”, citing government circles. Also, the conversion of certain diesel vehicles, it is provided, apparently – but only to a limited extent.
The core of the concept of a new exchange premium of the manufacturer. This time diesel owners in the 65 Metropolitan areas where air pollution values are not reached, by the relevant car manufacturers offer to exchange old cars.
Manufacturers can also offer young used cars to swap
The manufacturer could offer a new car as a Diesel, gasoline or electric car, but also young used vehicles, for example ex-lease vehicles. The difference in the purchase price you should keep it “as small as possible,” it said, according to the “Handelsblatt” in government circles. It should this time give significantly better deals than the last paid conversion premium.
The heads of the auto companies had shown itself to be open, the newspaper wrote. “Each manufacturer calculates now exchange actions which are so attractive that the customers have access,” it said, therefore, in government circles.
Hardware retrofit for some models
Scheuers proposal, only the costs of acquisition in the case of conversions, however, is not limited, but also the Hardware upgrade: It should only be those vehicles converted, in the case where the subsequent installation of nitrogen oxide filtering is technically useful. This would particularly service fleets relate to the car models VW Passat, BMW 3 series and Mercedes C-class.
There, the manufacturer should take the lead in rebuilding costs of up to 3000 Euro in total, 80 percent of the cost, so that the customer will pay a maximum of 600 Euro, reported the “Handelsblatt”. A state subsidy is not provided. For all other models in the industry to offer exchange premiums. This would affect around 1.2 million vehicles. Next Monday, the coalition Committee is to decide the concept, the newspaper writes.
The Federal Chancellery pulls Diesel question
Previously, information for Friday’s meeting, according to the MIRROR, another peak in the Chancellery planned to include in this question, other ministries besides the Ministry of transport. In addition to Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) and Minister of transport, Andreas Scheuer also environment Minister, Svenja Schulze (SPD) and Economics Minister Peter Altmaier (CDU), should therefore participate in the Meeting.
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