The war of words between the Mayor of
is heating up. Thanks to Mayor Ken Livingstone (the guy in the black
congestion charge will be
increased, a move that
sparked the threat of a lawsuit
and even the
creation of a website
by automaker Porsche. At a news conference today, Mayor Ken Livingstone said "they [Porsche] should be redoubling efforts to produce less-polluting cars" and notes that Berliners would be annoyed "if a British company tried to intervene in a mayoral election" (remember, Porsche is a German company).
Livingstone is standing for his third term May
and, wouldn't you know it, his two opponents don't support the fee increases. Porsche spokesman Andrew Davis says they "are not interested in the election at all -- we're not a political company. ... We are simply fighting on the issue of modifying the congestion charge." I don't know Porsche,
this web page
look a little political to me.