BRUSSELS – The European automotive industry is denouncing proposed new carbon-dioxide emissions targets for 2020 recently announced by the European Commission, saying they are too ambitious to be realistic. “These are tough targets, the toughest in the world,” says Ivan Hodac, secretary general of the ACEA auto makers group. The proposed amendment to current rules requires new cars to emit an average 95 g/km CO2 by 2020. This represents a drop of 40.7 g/km from ...

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