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It's not Tesla that scares Europe in electric-car race

The European Commission proposed a 30% reduction in car discharges of carbon dioxide by 2030 compared to 2021

Bloomberg 

Electric-car production in the European Union got a spur on Wednesday as EU regulators acted to close a technological gap with China by seeking stricter emission curbs on manufacturers such as Volkswagen and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The European Commission, the EU’s regulatory arm, proposed a 30 per cent reduction in car discharges of carbon dioxide by 2030 compared with 2021 levels, as part of a stepped-up fight against global warming. The plan, which will progressively tighten existing CO2 limits, features incentives for automakers to shift to electric ...

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First Published: Fri, November 10 2017. 01:47 IST
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