BRUSSELS — The European Parliament (EP) and representatives from the 15 European Union member states reach a final agreement for recycling vehicles at the end of their life. Under the agreement, which is being called a compromise between the EP and national governments, automakers will cover most of the costs to recycle the cars they sell after January 1, 2001. After 2007, OEMs must take back any car they have ever sold without charging the customer. Local governments can move up this date ...

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