EU automakers step up opposition to bloc’s raft of regulation on emissions

14 July 2023 00:00

Duration: 15:46

There’s a growing sense of frustration and disquiet among European carmakers, as they become increasingly vocal about how EU emissions policies will affect them. While they’re broadly on board with the need to build up the production of electric vehicles, they’re calling for a more flexible and pragmatic approach from the regulators over the timelines for the transition. Above all, automakers fear that jurisdictions around the world that aren’t facing the same regulatory burdens and state-aid restrictions may be getting the upper hand.