Industry Developments - Europe

March 2009
Italy Autos Report;Q1 2009, p13
Industry Profile
The article reports on the development of the plans for the automobile industry in Europe. In line with the European Union's guidelines on carbon dioxide emissions, its representatives have reached an agreement in extending the timeline for car manufacturers meeting the carbon emission norms to 2015. On the other hand, France and Germany have come to make a deal over the long-drawn out emission debate. They both agreed to back up the aim of cutting average carbon dioxide emissions for new cars.


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