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China: automakers could have problems meeting tougher fuel economy goals


Beijing's ongoing battle against pollution also includes measures to align fuel economy standards in the world’s largest auto market to the ones enforced in Europe or the United States. Now, carmakers from state-owned FAW to Zhejiang Geely (owner of Volvo Cars) are in a race against time to lift eco-friendly car sales to new heights in order to meet the tough ...
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