emissions

Driving to France this Easter? Display emissions sticker on windscreen – or face £117 fine 0

Thinking of taking the family to France for an Easter break? Those thinking of making the short hop across the channel this month had better be displaying the correct emissions sticker on their windscreen; French police will be swift to slap a £117 penalty fee for those vehicles not showing the correct signage. Several French(…)

Fuel efficiency figures fail real-world tests 0

The claims made by car makers regarding their EU sold vehicles’ fuel consumption are becoming increasingly misleading says a leading environmental group, this is leading to a growing gap between performance on the road and in official tests. The report released by Transport & Environment revealed that in real-world conditions, cars sold in the EU(…)

London Set for Pollution Fix 0

Almost as soon as Sadiq Khan was elected as London’s Mayor, he set out strict and clear policies which will affect the pollution levels that Londoners are subject to. At this moment in time, Londoners are poorly affected by the awful pollution levels even though there are already clear zones in place. Right now, there(…)

Mexico City in Pollution Trouble Again 0

We have of course seen the rise of the emissions scandal, electric cars and autonomous cars so far this year. Because of these huge news pieces, we have to constantly tell you about them. But in the background there has been another constant, and that is the pollution levels in Mexico City. This year, we(…)

The Mitsubishi Saga A Few Days Later… 0

Just last week it became apparent that Mitsubishi were caught in their own emissions scandal. Unlike Volkswagen, whose scandal affected 11 million cars globally, the Mitsubishi scandal affects only Japanese cars. But, there is now new information on the scandal which changes the whole dynamic for the Japanese car manufacturer. It is now apparent that(…)

Peugeot Citroen to publish real-world fuel economy data 0

Yes, it’s a positive step in the currently clouded car industry, but is it also a downright crazy one? PSA Peugeot Citroen has revealed they will be releasing ‘real world’ fuel economy data by spring 2016. The move comes after the recent Volkswagen emissions scandal, which has made buyers wary of carmakers’ official figures. Dieselgate(…)

Should the government introduce a diesel scrappage scheme? 0

In the wake of the highly-publicised Volkswagen emissions scandal, MPs say the UK government should introduce a diesel scrappage scheme to help tackle the NOx (NO2) pollution problem. The Environmental Audit Committee has devised the plan, hoping it will be brought up at Wednesday’s Autumn Statement. A scrappage scheme similar to the proposed one has worked(…)

What does the future hold for diesel? 0

Following the recent US Volkswagen emissions scandal, our attention turns to the product causing these harmful pollutants: diesel. What is being dubbed as the “diesel dupe” sees the VW models: Beetle, Golf, Jetta and Passat, as well as the Audi A3, under investigation for cheating emissions tests. The cars were fitted with computer software allowing(…)

VW Emissions Scandal Affects 11m Vehicles 6

    Volkswagen admits 11 million vehicles worldwide are affected by the recent scandal over its ‘cheating’ of US car emissions tests. Last Friday the US government demanded VW to recall almost half a million pollution-hiding cars. Now, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) say the German carmaker could be facing fines of up to(…)