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EU legislators give in to German bullying on car efficiency standards

Press release | June 24, 2013 at 22:50

Brussels – German car-makers could secure a two or three-year delay in carbon emission standards for cars sold in Europe in 2020, warned Greenpeace. EU negotiators meeting in Brussels agreed to widen proposed loopholes to please makers of...

Car efficiency soap opera

Press release | October 14, 2013 at 14:08

Brussels – At a meeting of EU environment ministers in Luxembourg today, Germany again managed to buy more time in order to dilute new EU legislation on how carmakers should limit CO2 emissions from new cars. Ministers tasked the Lithuanian EU...

Blank cheque to EU car industry will not steer it out of the crisis

Press release | November 8, 2012 at 12:10

Brussels – The European Commissioner for industry Antonio Tajani today released an EU action plan for the troubled automobile industry. Greenpeace warned that the plan fails to give the sector a clear path out of the crisis.

Europe in the slow lane on car efficiency standards

Press release | July 11, 2012 at 12:30

Brussels – Greenpeace today criticised the European Commission for diluting new proposed vehicle efficiency standards, following pressure from the car industry. The Commission has confirmed a previously agreed target of 95 grammes of CO2 per...

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