The European Commission says it will propose legislation if necessary next year to ensure carbon dioxide emissions are reduced to 120 g/km by 2012. The EC signaled its intention in a long-awaited action plan on promoting energy efficiency within the European Union. “Should it become clear that the voluntary commitments of the car industry to reach 140g CO2/km by 2008/2009 will not be honored, the commission will not hesitate to propose legislation,” the document says. The EC says it ...

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