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Even though we heard a report to the contrary just yesterday, government sources in France and Germany have told Thomson Financial that they are not about to reach a deal on CO2 emissions. As you might know, French automakers are not putting up as big a fight over low-CO2 emissions the way the dirty German automakers are. After all, it's Daimler, BMW, Porsche and Audi, after all, who have the most to lose should penalties of 20 euros per gram of CO2 over the 120 limit kick in in 2012 (it could

There are certainly plenty of good reasons to standardize the terminology for a vehicle's CO2 emissions in advertising. Earlier this year, more than one company has gotten into a bit of hot water over misleading ads (see examples regarding Toyota and Lexus and Hummer) and it could certainly help buyers better understand how a potential new car would spew carbon compared to others if a standard label was applied to CO2 emissions. Europeans might soon get such a label. The European Automobile Ma