New research shows European governments will have to offer tax breaks to encourage the purchase of low-emissions vehicles, such as hybrids, because most car buyers will not pay extra for the technology. Felix Kuhnert, a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers Germany, says the survey was conducted by the consulting firm’s Automotive Institute analysts and involved 500 car owners. More than half the respondents in the recent survey say they have not changed their driving behavior in response ...

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