Petrol cars allowed to exceed pollution limits by 50 per cent under draft EU laws

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Petrol cars allowed to exceed pollution limits by 50 per cent under draft EU laws

Car industry successfully lobbied for loopholes to dilute EU laws limiting toxic particulates emissions for new cars, the Guardian has learned

New European cars with petrol engines will be allowed to overshoot a limit on toxic particulates emissions by 50 per cent under a draft EU regulation backed by the UK and most other EU states. Campaigners...

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