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Tokyo requires electric vehicles to further trim footprint

New rules count power generation at plants as part of emissions

Japan is looking to increase the share of electric vehicles in new-car sales to 20% to 30% by 2030.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japan will require automakers to improve fleetwide fuel economy, including electric vehicles, by roughly 30% from the fiscal 2020 target by fiscal 2030, as it seeks to account for the environmental impact of Earth-friendly autos while still promoting their use.

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