Germany is introducing an increase in toll rates and conversion of toll classes as from 21 January 2019
All hybrid trucks to be free from tax
The federal government have now confirmed that all hybrid trucks are to be free from road tax. Originally, only hybrid trucks with a minimum electrical range of 40 kilometer were exempt.
The argument is that hybrid trucks will often be used for regional distribution. When waiting at loading ramps, the battery could be charged, and the trucks utilising electricity for the most part of its road driving time.