Tag: European Union

Dastardly Diesels: Suzuki and Jeep Busted Breaking EU Emissions Rules

<img data-attachment-id="1572360" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2017/05/mystery-jeep-patent-filing-gets-everyones-hopes/2017-jeep-grand-cherokee-summit/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/JP017_009GCpb15a1d7mo91nagco9usiej31q-e1495911180160.jpg" data-orig-size="2000,1333" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"10","credit":"A.J. Mueller","camera":"Canon EOS 5DS R","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1456857118","copyright":"","focal_length":"120","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.0125","title":"2017 Jeep\u00ae Grand Cherokee Summit","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit" data-image-description=" Image: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/JP017_009GCpb15a1d7mo91nagco9usiej31q-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/JP017_009GCpb15a1d7mo91nagco9usiej31q-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1572360″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/JP017_009GCpb15a1d7mo91nagco9usiej31q-610×407.jpg” alt=”2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit, Image: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles” width=”610″ height=”407″> While Volkswagen remains the industrial face of diesel-related scandals, it’s just one […]

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Europe’s Migration Crisis Has Ebbed. Croatia Wants to Keep It That Way.

GLINICA, Bosnia and Herzegovina — The hills on the Bosnian-Croatian border have not been a battleground since the end of the Bosnian war, a quarter-century ago. But to some farmers in remote parts of the Bosnian side, it sometimes still resembles a conflict zone. By night, they hear the screams. By day, they can see […]

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E.U. Farm Chief Pledges to Tackle Corruption in Subsidy Program

BRUSSELS — The European Union’s new top agricultural official promised on Thursday to introduce anticorruption measures in response to a New York Times investigation that revealed how the bloc’s huge farm subsidy program underwrites a system of political patronage and land grabbing. The $65-billion-a-year fund is one of the world’s largest subsidy schemes. The money, […]

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Apple fights EU call for common smartphone charger, claiming consumer harm

(Reuters) — iPhone maker Apple on Thursday pushed back against EU lawmakers’ call for a common charger, warning the move could hamper innovation, create a mountain of electronic waste and irk consumers. Apple’s comments came a week after lawmakers at the European Parliament called for a common charger for all mobile phones and amended a draft […]

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Back to Normal: U.S. Auto Tariff Threats Return for EU

<img data-attachment-id="1705998" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/01/back-to-normal-u-s-auto-tariff-threats-return-for-eu/shutterstock_636139745/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="trump" data-image-description=" Joseph Sohm/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1705998″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_636139745.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> On Wednesday, President Donald Trump threatened to impose fresh tariffs on European automotive imports if the region can’t […]

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International Powers Call for Cease-Fire in Libya’s Long Civil War

BERLIN — Russia, Turkey and a dozen other international powers with competing interests in oil-rich Libya called Sunday for a cease-fire and an arms embargo, committing to end their own interference on the ground to give Libyans space for a political reconciliation. Sunday’s gathering, hosted by Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, offered a small glimmer […]

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EU mulls 5-year ban on facial recognition tech in public spaces

(Reuters) — The European Union is considering banning facial recognition technology in public areas for up to five years to give it time to work out how to prevent abuses, according to proposals seen by Reuters. The plan by the EU’s executive — set out in an 18-page white paper — comes amid a global […]

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