The European Union’s “CARS 21” review of automobile manufacturing policies should aim to reduce the burden of regulation, rather than increase it, even if the intentions behind laws are good, auto trade organizations agree. The U.K.-based Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders says that expensive regulatory burdens restrict “the ability of European manufacturers to invest.” And this could make environmental regulation counterproductive – starving manufacturers of the funds needed ...

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