States warned over new car CO2 monitoring

The European Commission is to open infringement procedures against 11 out of 15 EU governments for having failed to monitor and communicate average carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from new passenger cars by a legal deadline of 28 February. Announcing the move today, the EU executive described the rules, agreed in 2000, as "an important element of the Commission's proposed strategy for reducing CO2 emissions from passenger cars" (EED 13/03/00). First warnings are to go to Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain and Sweden. See press release.

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