France proposes phasing in CO2 curbs for cars


BRUSSELS, Sept 30 (Reuters) - The European Union's French presidency proposed on Tuesday watering down plans to curb greenhouse gas emissions from cars by phasing in limits up to 2015, with lower fines for narrowly missing the target. The EU's executive Commission has proposed cutting CO2 from cars by 18 percent to 130 grams per km by 2012, as part of an ambitious plan to lead the world in fighting climate change, with stiff fines for non-compliance. A further 10 g would have to be ...

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