emissions

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(…)