BIRMINGHAM, England – The top executive of Ford of Europe Inc.’s U.K. operations says European Union new car buyers soon may have to pay 20%-25% higher prices for their vehicles due to upcoming emissions and pedestrian-impact regulations. One directive, aimed at making cars more pedestrian-friendly, seems to "defy the laws of physics," Ford of Britain's Chairman Roger Putnam says. Speaking at the Birmingham International Motor Show being held here this week, Putnam says the legislative ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"New Pedestrian Impact Regulations Predicted to Hike EU Car Prices" 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!
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.