An Infiniti Project Black S is displayed at Nissan Design Europe, ahead of being shipped to the Geneva Motor Show, in London, Britain, February 28, 2017. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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Gathered on the shores of Lake Geneva for Europe's biggest annual car show, leading automakers expressed cautious optimism Tuesday about the industry's prospects for 2017, despite the climate of political uncertainty.As the doors opened, the show was abuzz with talk of Peugeot-owner PSA's acquisition of Opel, the European subsidiary of General Motors, a 1.3 billion euro ($1.4 billion) deal that will create the continent's second-biggest carmaker.Leading carmakers, however, appeared to be in good spirits after a year in which 14.64 million vehicles were sold within the European Union, a 6.8 percent increase from the previous year.Carmakers are now having to steer toward engines that emit no more than 95 grams of carbon dioxide per kilometer by 2021 to meet European requirements, compared with 130 grams in 2015 .
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