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States’ efforts to curb carbon emissions gets Obama’s support

| Sourced From FOX News |

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) – Efforts by Vermont and 13 other states to cut carbon dioxide emissions from vehicles are expected to get a big boost from President Obama.

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Ford announces new self-parking technology

| Sourced From The Times of India |

NEW YORK: Sit back, relax and let your car parallel park itself, without a single scratch or ding to your bumper.

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Cars Should Emit Only 30 g/km to Be Sustainable: Ford Exec Parry-Jones

A lot of pressure recently came upon carmakers in Europe to produce cars with greater fuel efficiency and lower CO2 emissions. And several of them are now struggling to cope up with the new EU laws.

Automakers Should Cut Emissions

In the midst of all this, British governments advisor Richard Parry-Jones, whos also a Vice President at Ford Motors, revealed that cars account for around 10% of the man-made carbon dioxide emissions, whereas transportation overall results in 23% of the emissions. The bulk, he said, is the gift of power plants, domestic heating and business operations. But he still advocated carmakers should do more to cut emissions.

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