22 Oct '13, 7am

Europe’s backtrack on 95g/km CO2 target is bad news for motorists. The Green Piece. Why you sho…

Europe’s backtrack on 95g/km CO2 target is bad news for motorists. The Green Piece. Why you sho…

Tuesday 22 October. The Green Piece Column. Last week, the European Union announced it had agreed to delay its 95g/km CO2 fleet average target from the initially agreed date of 2020 to 2024. Although the 2020 date had already been agreed back in June, pressure from the German government to delay the introduction of 95g/km CO2 yielded enough support from other countries to eventually undermine the original target. Weaker target In the midst of heavy pressure from the German government and suggestions of dirty tricks to get its own way; the real loser in all this is the ordinary everyday folk; you and me. In choosing to delay the 95g/km CO2 target by four years, the EU will set back the process of delivering cleaner cars to Europe and the result will be a real and tangible impact on the quality of the air of our cities. Maybe four years doesn’t sound that much, but when you ...

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