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German highway toll for cars breaches EU law - EU court

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LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – A planned German highway toll for cars discriminates against foreign drivers and breaches EU law, the European Union’s highest court said on Tuesday.

The European Court of Justice backed a challenge from Austria that the system was set up so that the economic burden fell solely on drivers of vehicles from EU countries other than Germany.

(Reporting by Philip Blenkinsop; Editing by Catherine Evans)

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