Ford Worries About Regulation Forcing Manufacturing Out E.U. Obsessed With Battery Cars Which Need Subsidies To Flourish European Union automotive industry policy ideas threaten to undermine manufacturing and its obsession with battery-only cars would force what looks like a cul-de-sac technology on the buying public. The problem of huge price and limited ability of battery-only […]
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Audi CO2 Performance Said To Beat Equivalent Mercedes “Truck Engine Changeover Like Changing All Cars At Once” Daimler reported huge profits for 2010, and investors were convinced that 2011 would be even better as pronouncements from the corporate leadership left the impression that everything in the garden was lovely. The only complaint was that Daimler’s […]
Opel-Vauxhall Now On The Right Track Warns China Might Take The Inside Track In Electric Vehicles BILBAO, Spain – GM Europe President Nick Reilly called for the European Union to take manufacturing industry more seriously, take steps to improve the single market, and make sure regulation helped rather than hindered auto companies, while he believed […]
Regulations Were Based On Climate Science Now Shown To Be Rotten Europe’s Car Makers Already Produced Fantastically Frugal Cars CO2 Rules Will Raise Costs For Public, Eliminate Profits For Makers In a sane world, European governments would be scrambling to rescind tight regulation and extortionate taxation introduced in the name of saving the planet from […]
Environmentalists Blast The Deal As Timid, Complacent. It looks like the European Union’s rules on carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions won’t be troubling car manufacturers too much. The original target of an average 130 g/km will be phased in from 2012 to 2015, while penalties for non-compliance are likely to be much less onerous than first […]