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Automakers lose policy clout in EU as tougher emission limits loom

EU lawmakers set to deepen planned CO2 cuts in 2025, 2030

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Jonathan Stearns | Bloomberg
Carmakers are discovering there are limits when it comes to influencing European Union climate policy.

A decade after the EU crafted its first caps on carbon dioxide from autos by heeding manufacturers’ calls to go easy, the bloc will likely ignore similar pleas regarding the next set of proposed reduction targets. Slated for 2025 and 2030, these limits will be discussed by EU environment ministers on Oct. 9 amid growing momentum to be more ambitious.

Carmakers are discovering there are limits when it comes to influencing European Union climate policy.

A decade after the EU crafted its first caps on carbon dioxide from

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First Published: Oct 07 2018 | 9:31 PM IST

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