Ireland's auto industry is applauding a proposal by the European Union to phase out vehicle registration taxes (VRT) over a 10-year period, but some naysayers are predicting the plan will not come to fruition. "Unfortunately, this proposal must get the unanimous agreement of all member states, and Ireland and others have traditionally opposed such a move,” Society of the Irish Motor Industry CEO Cyril McHugh says. Meanwhile, the European Parliament also has approved a proposal that ...

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