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    ‘Mindless scaremongering’ helps weaken cars target

    The next generation of EU rules requiring car makers to reduce carbon dioxide from new vehicles will involve a weakening of an 11-year-old commitment on fighting global warming.

     Tuesday, February 13, 2007 - 10:00
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    Car makers say CO2 limits unfair

    Europe’s car makers are calling on the Commission not to impose limits for carbon dioxide emissions, saying the politicians have not done their job in providing tax incentives for cleaner cars....

     Thursday, December 21, 2006 - 10:00
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    MEPs’ decision on SUVs emissions a ‘gift’ for car makers

    T&E has accused MEPs of favouring the makers of sports utility vehicles at the cost of the rest of society.

     Thursday, December 21, 2006 - 10:00
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    EC recommends legislation on CO2 from cars

    A formal recommendation that Europe’s car makers should be required by law to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from new cars is expected from the European Commission next month.

     Monday, November 20, 2006 - 09:00
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    EU rules widely ignored as MEPs vote on Euro-5

    MEPs look set to approve a delay in vehicle emissions legislation just as damning new evidence is emerging at how EU efforts to improve air quality and emissions are being ignored.

     Monday, November 20, 2006 - 09:00
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    For once, some good news about car makers and CO2

    Editorial by Dudley Curtis
    If there ever was a bad news story about cars and the environment, the voluntary agreement signed by car makers and the EU in 1998 was it.

     Wednesday, October 25, 2006 - 07:00
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    Commission threatens legislation for 2012 CO2 target of 120 g/km

    The Commission has published an action plan on energy efficiency which restates the threat to the car industry that legislation will come if the makers do not meet the EU’s carbon dioxide...

     Wednesday, October 25, 2006 - 07:00
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    California takes legal action against car makers

    The state of California is taking legal action against six leading car makers for their contribution to global warming.

     Wednesday, October 25, 2006 - 07:00
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    Slow progress creates anger

    The almost certain failure of Europe’s car makers to hit their 140 g/km target has angered more than just the environmental movement. The following is a letter published in the Financial...

     Wednesday, October 25, 2006 - 07:00
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    Anger as environment committee sets back emissions improvements for cars

    The European Parliament’s environment committee has voted to delay the Commission’s proposed Euro-5 pollution standards from cars, and to weaken some elements of the package.

     Thursday, September 28, 2006 - 10:00

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