Gas-guzzler sales may be at risk from China rules

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HELSINKI, March 18 (Reuters) - Most American cars and half of European models do not meet new fuel consumption standards that China will introduce at mid-year, a European Commission official said on Friday. But car industry officials played down any concerns that their sales in a crucial market might be at risk. "China plans to introduce next summer tough environmental norms. Eighty percent of U.S.-made cars would not fulfil these and 50 percent of European cars," Timo Makela, director of ...

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