German car companies: Emission measures will hurt European automakers
This was all stated in a last minute lobbying effort and a letter, which also included this statement, "The direct consequence would be the migration of a large number of jobs from the automobile manufacturers and the supplier industry in Germany." The message was directed to Jose Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission.
Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor, was also persuaded to lobby on their behalf. It worked. The revised bill cites "other ways of reducing emissions, such as increasing the take-up of biofuels, educating motorists about fuel-efficient driving and requiring roads to be smoother."
- Great used cars for less than $10,000
- Owners say these cars aren't very good deals
- New Car Buying Guides
- Cheapest new automobiles in America
- Fastest-depreciating cars in the United States
- Find and compare 2017 Models