EU lawmaker wants slower cars to curb CO2

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BRUSSELS, June 25 (Reuters) - Cars sold in the European Union should be built so they cannot drive faster than 162 kilometres (101 miles) per hour to cut carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from driving, an EU lawmaker proposed. Chris Davies, a British member of the European Parliament, said cars should not be able to drive any faster than 25 percent above 130 km/hour -- the speed limit in most of the EU's 27 member states -- from 2013. "Driving a car (faster than) that is against the law in ...

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