Government accused on car emissions

Press Association

The UK Government is opposing EU moves which would cut carbon emissions from cars and save drivers hundreds of pounds a year in the future, environmental campaigners have claimed.

According to leaked documents, the Department for Transport (DfT) is briefing UK members of the European Parliament to oppose amendments to regulations on cutting carbon dioxide from cars which would require a tough new target for new vehicles from 2025.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%