Jurgen Resch

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Environment groups in Germany, who have launched successful air quality lawsuits across the country, attacked the programme as a “stimulus plan for VW”. Photograph: Reuters

Volkswagen has announced scrappage bonuses of up to €8,000 to German motorists to shake off the diesel crisis, avoid inner city diesel bans – and sell(...)

A sign notifying truck drivers of driving restrictions stands in Germany’s second-largest city. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

The domino effect of bans on older diesel cars started in Germany on Friday as the regional court in Aachen ruled local authorities must implement a d(...)

Jürgen Resch, head of the DUH environmental group

Germany’s much-hyped “diesel summit” has done little to clear the noxious air between the country’s auto industry, politicians and motorists. Opposit(...)

Matthias Mueller of Volkswagen, Harald Krueger of BMW, Dieter Zetsche of Daimler and Matthias Wissmann of the German Automobile Industry Association in Berlin on Wednesday. Photograph: Clemens Bilan/EPA

Germany’s big three car companies – VW, Daimler and BMW – have agreed to an EU-wide software update on millions of diesel cars to reduce harmful emiss(...)

Opel insists the “isolated findings of a hacker to not reflect the complex interplay of a modern emissions filtering system”

Germany is to open an investigation into Opel after claims that the company uses software in two diesel models to manipulate emissions. After “inte(...)