Fine dust alarm: what role play the cars?

Fine dust alarm: what role play the cars?

The smog in beijing seemed to be far away for german motorists so far. Driving bans in the chinese capital were noted, but not more. But now the fine dust alarm is suddenly in front of the home door. In stuttgart, the resistors appeal to the motorists to leave their vehicle. Hardly formulated, the first doubt will already be loud. Is the driving ban in stuttgart really a suitable maaking to improve the air quality?

The automotive club of germany (avd) hold the stuttgart action for exaggerated and tries to prove this with numbers. According to avd, the stashing traffic contributes to around 12.0 percent for air pollution, of which about 4.0 percent is attributable to cars, it is in a press release. Conclusion of the experts: even with a complete driving ban, there was a maximum of 12.0 percent in stuttgart to a maximum reduction in fine dust levels. The avd argues that the main causes of the high fine dust burdens are the industry and the heating households in the winter months currently being prevailing in the winter months. In any case, the hoped-for cleaning of the air occur due to driving bans and environmental zones.

Rather, the autoclub stop catalysts and diesel particulate filters for meaningful measures for fine dehydration. The avd calls on the federal government to pursue all the measures against fine dust pollutions with emphatically to make the burgers do not believe in false, restrictions of the strain traffic are the only effective measures.

Other – such as daimler financial services – come through the fine dust alarm on new business offers. So the 500 electric vehicles stationed in stuttgart can be used by car2go’s electric vehicles, during the now-old fine dust alarms for half price. This means: carsharing is possible during the fine dust alarm for 14 cents per minute. Even with another mobility offer, daimler financial services attracts a special offer: over the moovel app, buses and trains can be used in the traffic and tariff network stuttgart (vvs) for half price. The 50 percent action is initially limited to the first two fine dust alarms and is valid in the entire tariff area of the vvs, it is called.