The European Union Council of Ministers has approved a new directive setting detailed standards regarding the reusability, recyclability and recoverability of new EU-built passenger cars and light-duty commercial trucks weighing up to 7,716 lbs. (3,500 kg). National regulators will apply the rules when deciding which new-vehicle models to allow on the road. The directive will ensure auto makers follow the EU's 2000 end-of-life vehicles directive, which says once cars and vans are ...

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