The district office in Mitte expects new signage for the diesel ban should be in place by the end of October. Meanwhile, Neukölln’s district mayor said signs should be completed in his district by the end of the year.
The latest development in the VW diesel scandal: German broadcaster Südwestrundfunk says new engines produced by Volkswagen also have emissions cheating software installed. If true, engines in several other car brands could also be holding the illegal tech. More in your KCRW Berlin News Brief.
Chancellor Angela Merkel addressed Germany’s parliament Wednesday, and called on politicians to increase international cooperation, climate protection and advance digitalization across the country. In other news, could Tegel airport turn into the new home stadium for Hertha BSC?