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    CO2 emissions target ‘feasible and affordable’

    The EU’s commitment to having the average new car emit no more than 120 grams of carbon dioxide per kilometre by 2012 must now be turned into a set of legally binding requirements for car makers...

     Tuesday, November 15, 2005 - 10:00
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    Clean cars: Europe and America can learn from each other

    By Roland Hwang

    Both European and American NGOs are working hard to encourage the auto industries to produce cleaner and low-carbon cars, but the scope for coordination hasn’t been...

     Saturday, October 15, 2005 - 10:00
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    Car makers trying to hold back ‘feasible’ improvements to emissions standards

    The Commission has closed its consultation on the next round of emission limits for passenger cars, known as Euro-5, with T&E clashing with the European car makers’ association Acea.

     Saturday, October 15, 2005 - 10:00
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    Euro-5 consultation, not proposal

    The Commission has taken the automotive world a little by surprise by launching a new consultation on Euro-5 emissions standards.

     Thursday, September 15, 2005 - 10:00
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    Is 120 g/km by 2012 ‘impossible’?

    The EU industry commissioner Günter Verheugen (pictured), is said to believe the target of reducing average carbon dioxide emissions from new cars to 120 grams per kilometre by 2012 is “impossible...

     Thursday, September 15, 2005 - 10:00
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    Breakthrough for cars as Daimler tests SCR

    The decision by the German car maker Daimler Chrysler to do field trials of Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) looks set to be a breakthrough in the battle to reduce nitrogen oxides emissions...

     Friday, July 15, 2005 - 10:00
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    China has realised something that Mr Barroso could learn from

    Editorial by Karsten Krause

    China, China, China. It seems to be the golden rule that, within 10 minutes of any discussion about legislating on automotive standards, at least one...

     Friday, July 15, 2005 - 10:00
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    New figures show car manufacturers failing on CO2

    European car makers are falling further behind on their voluntary commitment to cut carbon dioxide emissions from new cars.

     Wednesday, June 15, 2005 - 10:00
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    Legal victory for German particle campaign

    A court in Stuttgart has sided with two citizens who claimed the city authority had failed in its legal obligations by not taking action to improve air quality.

     Wednesday, June 15, 2005 - 10:00
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    Dutch minister floats idea of general 80 km/h speed limit

    The Netherlands is thinking of introducing a general speed limit of 80 km/h near its four major cities to help keep the country within EU air quality limits.

     Sunday, May 15, 2005 - 10:00

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