# European Commission

View of the exhaust pipes of a diesel car, taken on 14.06.2012 in Leipzig. The fumes from diesel cars contain a lot of unhealthy nitric oxide. (to dpa "Diesel plays in the fleet of the state government still leading role" from 19.09.2017) Photo: Hendrik Schmidt / dpa /archive
View of the exhaust pipes of a diesel ca […]

EU Commission wants 30-per-cent cut to car Emissions by 2030

The EU Commission wants carbon dioxide emissions from cars to be reduced by 30 per cent by 2030.
European Union (EU) flags fly outside the headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 7 September 2017. The bank continues to hold the Eurozone interest rate at a record low of zero percent. Photo: Arne Dedert/dpa
European Union (EU) flags fly outside th […]

EU shrugs off calls to end Turkish accession talks

While the German government repeated its plan on Friday to consider freezing or even ending accession talks with Turkey, European Union foreign ministers shrugged off the idea and instead stressed the need for dialogue.
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