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CO2 emissions from new cars see biggest fall in 2009

10/11/2010

Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard said: "Reducing CO2 emissions from road transport remains a major challenge for the years to come. The latest data shows however that the car industry is on track to achieve the 2015 target and most likely several major manufacturers will be able to do so well in advance. When the targets were set, industry feared that they would be impossible to reach in time. I am glad that in reality EU legislation on reducing CO2 emissions is proving an effective driver of innovation, keeping the EU industry at the front-edge of competitiveness."

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IP/10/1496: CO2 emissions from new cars see biggest fall in 2009 Choose translations of the previous link 

IP/10/1491: Commission re-launches CARS 21 high level group for a competitive and sustainable automotive industry Choose translations of the previous link 

Progress report on implementing the Community’s strategy for reducing CO2 emissions from light-duty vehicles (cars and vans)

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