PARIS – The fuel economy of Volkswagen, Suzuki and Mercedes-Benz car brands deteriorated in 2006, according to a report from a Brussels-based federation of 41 environmental organizations. The report, released in an effort to persuade Europe to toughen its fuel economy/carbon dioxide emissions standards, covers 14 auto makers selling more than 200,000 cars annually in 22 European countries. According to the European Federation for Transportation and Environment (T&E), which obtained ...

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