The Federal government plans, according to a report, less stringent limit values for diesel vehicles. A group of Union and SPD had agreed deputies, reported the "mirror". The limit value for oxides of nitrogen should be at 350 milligrams. The SPD transport policy-makers Sören Bartol speaks. Bartol is a SPD Deputy in the Bundestag, according to his statement it will stay with a limit of 270 milligrams.
The "mirror" had previously reported that the planned stricter regulation of the German Federal Immission control act had been rejected with a limit of 270 milligrams, after the car industry had intervened. So, for example, the BMW Management have, therefore, in the Chancellery auditioned. The group wanted to avoid the expensive retrofitting of older diesel engines with SCR catalysts. The more generous limits should allow that they could be achieved with software updates.More about
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Limit The new limit values apply for normal driving. The new regulations became necessary after it became clear that cars emit to the Teststand significantly lower quantities of Pollutants than on the road. This is partly due to illegal manipulations, such as cut-Off devices of VW and Daimler, the exhaust gas scandal blown. The official limit for Euro 5 Diesel is according to the EU Directive in the case of 180 milligrams, but he must only be achieved on the test. (tsp)daily mirror tomorrow location for your Free copy