BRUSSELS — The European Commission will require automakers to accept cars for recycling at the end of their life, beginning in 2006. Representatives of the 15 member states have agreed to the recycling plan in the face of heavy opposition from several automakers and the German government. The plan, pushed by environmentalists, will cost automakers more than $10 billion, according to ACEA, the European automakers' association. The idea first was proposed two years ago by the European ...

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