Kicking car-makers out of the driving seat

Kicking car-makers out of the driving seat


Imagine a band of brigands so depraved, it steals food from the poor and gives it to the better-off. Imagine that the band has been condemned by all kinds of "respectable" organisations but  waits for several years before making any amends. 

The European Commission is that band of brigands. Since 2007, the EU executive has been committed to ensuring that biofuels power 10% of all road journeys in the Union by 2020.  The Commission has stuck by that target, even as...


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