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    Tax for the old diesel. What about now?

    Some time ago we informed you about the plans of the tax authorities to tax "polluting" old diesel with an extra surcharge of 15%. A private diesel is considered polluting if it emits more than 5 mg of particulate matter (without a factory particulate filter) per kilometre. For commercially used delivery vans, that name applies […] More

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    Decreasing old diesels has no effect on air quality

    The number of diesel cars with a first admission date before 2001 has fallen sharply in our country. Currently, only 155.000 cars are registered in this category in the Netherlands. In Utrecht and Rotterdam, the decrease in old diesels, partly due to the establishment of environmental zones, turned out to be the largest. That last observation is not surprising, […] More