MEPs and member state representatives were unable to reach an agreement on Monday over what carbon dioxide emission limit should be set for a 2020 deadline under new rules for vans and other light commercial vehicles.
Earlier this month, member states adopted a position setting a limit of 155 grams per kilometre, weaker than the 140g/km limit demanded by the parliament. On Monday, MEPs said they would not agree on anything higher than 145g/km while the Belgian presidency pointed out it was not authorised to negotiate lower than 150g/km.
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