Skip to comments.Germany gets its way on EU car emissions
Posted on 10/16/2013 10:46:03 AM PDT by Olog-hai
EU environment ministers on Monday (14 October) caved in to German pressure and agreed to reopen a deal that had been reached in June on a cap for CO2 emissions for new cars.
The deal would have limited all new cars carbon emissions to 95 grams per kilometer from 2020 on.
But Germany, home of big carmakers Daimler, BMW and Volkswagen, argued that the cap is not flexible enough and could endanger its industry and jobs.
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When yours is the one economy holding the Eurozone together, you get to make demands.
And other people have to meet your demands.