Car Clash Germany Blocks CO2 Reduction Deal

There were threats, lobbying and even a call from Chancellor Merkel to the Irish prime minister. In the end, Germany got its way and managed to delay an EU decision on lowering the amount of CO2 European-made cars may emit.
Cars made in Europe may soon have to reduce their emissions.

Cars made in Europe may soon have to reduce their emissions.

Oliver Berg/ dpa
cgh -- with wire reports