raised The controversial Car toll charges according to the words of the Federal Minister of transport, Andreas Scheuer (CSU) in the fall of next year. “The Pkw-Maut comes to October 2020,” said Scheuer in a Tuesday Twitter released a Video. This date is a “fix” and with the competent commercial contract have been agreed upon. Yet Scheuer had announced only a Start within the to the fall of 2021 current legislature.

Not “more of a burden for residents,”

For the collection of toll on ticket sales and Live events, specialized companies, CTS Eventim in Germany and the traffic specialist Kapsch TrafficCom from Austria are responsible. The contract with the company was, according to Scheuer on 30. December signed. He runs over a minimum of twelve years from the Start of the toll. For this period, the order has, according to the company, a volume of almost two billion euros.

“We will remain in the financial and economic framework”, the set of the Bundestag, stressed the barn. With the introduction of the Car will toll “justice on German roads”, because then each number must, “using our infrastructure”. Scheuer confirmed that the levy does not mean “more burden on residents”.

Austria protested

The toll for Cars had been decided after a long dispute in the spring of 2017 by the Bundestag. It is intended that all drivers must buy for the use of German motorways, vignettes, the prices of the displacement and the environmental friendliness of the car depend. The vignettes will be made for different periods of time. German car owners are to be relieved about the Car tax.

The Car toll is controversial, especially Austria sees this as a violation of EU law. The fee is a prestige project of the CSU in the election campaign of 2013, and is to be collected on Federal roads and highways. Domestic motorists are to be relieved in return for toll payments through a reduction in the Car tax completely. Drivers from abroad should pay only on motorways.

A German-Austrian consortium had been given on Sunday final the contract for the collection of the toll for Cars in Germany. It consists of the German concert promoter and ticket seller, CTS Eventim, and the Austrian toll system provider Kapsch TrafficCom.

In the FOCUS Online/Glomex, The changes in the year 2019 flr/AFP/dpa


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