German City Offers Scrapping Bonus for Bicycles

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Une prime à la casse pour les vélos

Lors d’une inondation à Weisen en Allemange, un homme passe à vélo. © AFP PHOTO ANDRE DURAND

SWEET DEAL FOR NEW WHEELS

Germany’s scrapping bonus for old cars has proved so popular that the city of Mannheim is offering it for old bicycles. Campaigners hope the move will encourage people to ditch their cars and hop on bikes to help save the environment.

Spiegel

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