The EU is setting new CO2 targets for cars after 2020 but the industry is trying to weaken them.
The emissions standards would have underpinned the move towards low-carbon cars such as electric vehicles, and would help reduce greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change.
Donald Trump is set to overturn an Obama-era vehicle emissions rule following a letter from top car manufacturers, including Volkswagen. This comes as the German manufacturer is embroiled in legal disputes over attempts to cheat previous emissions standards. In a visit to Detroit, the heart of the American auto industry, the President is