EU clampdown on gas-guzzling vans suffers setback

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* Committee approves emissions cut of around 14 pct by 2016 * 2020 target softened to 140 grams/km from 135, fines eased BRUSSELS, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Europe's efforts to wean itself off costly oil imports suffered a setback on Tuesday when a European Parliament panel threw out plans for speed-limiters on vans and light trucks. In the finely balanced vote, the parliament's environment committee approved the main goal of the regulation -- cutting van emissions by around 14 percent to an ...

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