Tag Archives: emissions

Mercedes accused of using cheat-devices with ‘500%’ higher NOx emissions

Mercedes has once again been accused of employing illegal cheat devices in order to pass emissions regulations. In 2018 the German road vehicle authority found that parent company Daimler had been using prohibited defeat devices. And now the Environmental Action Germany (DUH), a non-profit organisation, has accused Mercedes of using up to eight defeat devices on its Euro 6 compliant ... Read More »

Real road emissions tests for new car models from Friday

Volkswagen Group fitted software to diesel models which manipulated examinations by detecting when the vehicles were on a rolling road 27 August 2017 12:45AM New car models will have to pass real world driving emissions tests before being allowed on UK roads from Friday. The tougher rules are being brought in across the European Union as concern over the harmful ... Read More »

VW emissions scandal: More cars found to cheat tests

Photo: AFP Porsche, Audi and VW cars are all included in this new investigation, which affects at least 10,000 vehicles. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said that cars with 3 litre engines from the years 2014 to 2016 were affected. However VW has denied the vehicles have software designed to cheat tests. Instead, the company said that cars with the ... Read More »