Ministry fines car importers over pollution data

23.05.2012                      02.Siwan. 5772                    Tag 46 des Omer

Bussgeld:

Ministry fines car importers over pollution data

Three major car companies fined hundreds of thousands of shekels for failure to publish correct air pollution data.

The Environmental Protection Ministry has imposed sanctions of hundreds of thousands of shekels on importers of three major car companies for their failure to publish correct air pollution data about their vehicles.
The ministry informed the importers of Volvo, Opel and Land Rover vehicles last week that it intends to impose sanctions worth a total of NIS 600,000 – a first since the Clean Air Law was enacted, the ministry announced on Tuesday. When printing information about these vehicles, the importers failed to include vehicle pollution figures in some cases and failed to use the proper colors attributed to pollution level in others. Each importer received a sanction of NIS 200,000….