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London Introduces Vehicle Pollution Levy In New Blow To Diesel, Greener City

WorldNews Monday, 23 October 2017
London Introduces Vehicle Pollution Levy In New Blow To Diesel, Greener CityIn the latest blow to diesel fuel, London enforced a new levy on the oldest and most polluting cars entering the city center Monday, almost doubling how much motorists have to pay, Reuters reported. Drivers are already charged 11.50 pounds ($15) to enter the financial district, the report said, as well as parts of west London under the current plan. However, petrol and diesel vehicles registered prior to 2006 will need to pay an additional 10 pounds, the report said. Sparked by the 2015 Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal, a number of major European cities – including Madrid, Paris and Athens – have announced plans specifically targeting cutting diesel emissions including bans, fines and...
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