Meeting in Brussels on Friday (2 December), car manufacturers failed to agree a common position towards EU proposals that would cap automobile CO2 emissions at 95 grammes per kilometer (g/km) by 2020.”  

Good EurActiv article on the internal struggle in the European automotive industry on future carbon targets for new cars.

Since the EU’s adoption of the first obligatory fuel consumption standards in 2008 obliged car companies to reduce their CO2 emissions to 120 g/km by 2015, efficiency standards have risen – and costs to motorists have fallen.”

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