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    How clean is your car brand?

     Thursday, October 26, 2006 - 16:34
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    How clean is your car brand?

    Three-quarters of the 20 major car brands sold in Europe last year have failed to improve fuel efficiency at the rate needed to meet a key EU climate target, new figures show. Volkswagen, Europe’...

     Wednesday, October 25, 2006 - 08:00
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    Swedish air ticket tax scrapped by new government

    Sweden’s proposed environmental tax on air tickets has fallen victim to the country’s change of government.

     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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    Rail 10 times better than air in London-Paris CO2 comparison

    A comparison of rail and air on the London-Paris route has found train journeys generate about 10 times less carbon dioxide per passenger than flying.

     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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    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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    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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    Nine former Environment Ministers call for a stricter climate policy for cars

    Today, nine former EU Environment Ministers appealed to Commission President José Manuel Barroso to respect a target they set ten years ago for carbon dioxide emissions from new cars. The...

     Wednesday, September 13, 2006 - 08:19
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    Carmakers could face legislation on climate

    An official monitoring report to be published tomorrow (Tuesday 29 August) by the European Commission says that carmakers must "substantially increase their efforts" in reducing carbon dioxide...

     Monday, August 28, 2006 - 18:50

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