Scheuer makes push for EU-wide passenger Car toll - resistance from the SPD

A spokesman for Scheuers said on Wednesday in Berlin, there was in different countries there are different approaches and now it is a question of how these appr

Scheuer makes push for EU-wide passenger Car toll - resistance from the SPD

A spokesman for Scheuers said on Wednesday in Berlin, there was in different countries there are different approaches and now it is a question of how these approaches could be brought together. It is in the EU's "Eurovignette Directive" to be a fair method of financing the streets with a climate technical steering effect.

The Ministry justified the move to the fact that several EU member States were received in the course of the German EU-presidency, the abrasives Department.

environment Minister criticized offense: "not at All useful"

The Federal environment Minister, rejected the initiative. A spokesman for Minister Svenja Schulze (SPD) said that an EU-wide Vignette to lead in the wrong direction. The Federal government also adopted a CO2-pricing in the transport 2021. A Vignette would have the disadvantage, that it would be a kind of "Flatrate", which reward a lot of the driver and little driver loaded. This was not "at all useful".

The model for a German Car toll had failed in the past year. The European court of justice had tipped to the plans - they were not discriminatory for the holder, and drivers from other EU countries. Scheuer is accused of, among other things, to have contracts for the German passenger Car toll hasty signed. The Opposition accuses him of severe errors at the expense of the taxpayers. The Minister rejects the allegations. "Self-blame": German tourists expect debt with the ball on the man-hosts from FOCUS Online "Self": German tourists expect the ball to man-of hosts from

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Updated Date: 22 July 2020, 08:26

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