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The trend for the car making industry in the last several years has been pointing towards a more eco-friendly approach to personal transportation.

Taking that to heart, Volkswagen has been slowly making progress towards the ambitious target they set for themselves.

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And that is to reduce the CO2 emissions to just 95 g/km by the year 2020. As you might have guessed, this is not an easy task, but for a giant like Volkswagen, it is quite manageable.

Last year, the CO2 emission across the Volkswagen European vehicle range was of 134 g/km, down from 164 g/km in 2007. So if 5 years of research and development managed those results, their target of 95 g/km certainly isn’t so far-fetched.

Of course reaching the goal will take engineers time and will most certainly cost the German car maker quite a lot of money, but the end result will have a certain appeal to the populace, making it all worth while. Every car maker wants to be the one that saves the earth while still delivering driving pleasure.