German upper house rejects bill on diesel filters

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BERLIN, May 27 (Reuters) - Germany's upper house of parliament rejected on Friday a government plan to promote particle filters to trap soot from diesel engines, arguing that a proposed tax break should only apply to old vehicles. The VDA automotive association said it regretted the Bundesrat's move to exclude new vehicles, adding it would be a setback for the German car market. The opposition-controlled upper house, or Bundesrat, voted in favour of a resolution that would limit the tax ...

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