The European Union will take legal action against some member states for failing to police car emission rules, its industry commissioner, Elzbieta Bienkowska, said.
The European parliament’s environmental committee voted against new car pollution rules they say are too lenient in the light of the Volkswagen emissions scandal.
Members of the European Parliament are expected to vote against car pollution testing rules they say are too soft on automakers — especially in the aftermath of Volkswagen Group’s admission that it used cheat software to trick emissions tests — politicians and EU sources said.
The European Union’s industrial policy chief scaled back proposed tougher tests on car pollution at the insistence of EU governments concerned about potential cost increases for automakers.
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