Proposal for car CO2 standards divides environment committee

MEPs have locked horns over “too ambitious” CO2 car performance targets standards for cars, with some fearing “dramatic job losses” in the auto sector and an increase to car lifespan that “would be counterproductive for the climate”.

by Laura Cole
Jan Huitema speaking during Thursday's policy debate: “I don’t think the solution is less mobility, it’s clean mobility.” Photo: EP
Jan Huitema speaking during Thursday's policy debate: “I don’t think the solution is less mobility, it’s clean mobility.” Photo: EP

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