UPDATE 1-EU clampdown on gas-guzzling vans suffers setback

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* Committee approves emissions cut of around 14 pct by 2016 * 2020 target softened to 140 grams/km from 135, fines eased (Adds comments in pargraphs 4, 5, 9, 10) By Pete Harrison BRUSSELS, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Europe's efforts to wean itself off costly oil imports suffered a setback on Tuesday when a European Parliament panel threw out plans for speed limiters on vans and light trucks. Parliament sought to reduce costs for automakers, which suffered a 13 percent hit to sales in 2009 ...

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