A proposed new emissions standard for vehicles is likely to actually undermine the transition to cleaner, more fuel-efficient vehicles.
Do you drive an old car?
Would you hang onto it longer if the price of new cars went up?
The motoring lobby bets you would and is urging the Federal Government to look to the US before introducing a carbon emissions standard for vehicles.
The US has one, but its Environmental Protection Agency under Donald Trump has announced it’s going to wind it back to make cars more affordable.
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