According to the Federal Motor Transport Authority, SUV registration in Germany was up 15.6% last month (as compared to July 2018).
In the coming days of August, temperatures should be “normal” for a summer period in Germany, said German Weather Service spokesman Andreas Friedrich – mostly below 30 degrees Celsius (86 Fahrenheit). Some precipitation is also expected, but “not enough,” Friedrich added, to improve the drought situation.
Major operational testing began this week at BER, putting the airport on track to open in October 2020. In other news, Antje Kapek, head of The Greens in Berlin, told Der Tagesspiegel as the city gets more congested, she wants to look at higher parking fees and more expensive resident parking permits.