BIRMINGHAM, England – The top executive of Ford of Europe Inc.’s U.K. operations says European Union new car buyers soon may have to pay 20%-25% higher prices for their vehicles due to upcoming emissions and pedestrian-impact regulations. One directive, aimed at making cars more pedestrian-friendly, seems to "defy the laws of physics," Ford of Britain's Chairman Roger Putnam says. Speaking at the Birmingham International Motor Show being held here this week, Putnam says the legislative ...

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