EU lawmaker wants slower cars to curb CO2


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 ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"EU lawmaker wants slower cars to curb CO2" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.

Mar 8, 2018

Toyota Camry Hybrid 2.5L Atkinson 4-Cyl. – 2018 Award Acceptance

Masashi Hakariya, project manager-engine development at Toyota, accepts award for Toyota Camry Hybrid at 2018 Wards 10 Best Engines ceremony....More


Follow Us

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×