EU To Toughen Emission Testing, Replicate ‘Real-World’ Driving

Posted by Mike Confino, February 8, 2015


Europe is set to adopt tougher emissions standards intended to produce results closer to what cars achieve in real-world driving.

And despite strong efforts by carmakers to delay or dilute the proposed new testing rules, they are expected to take effect in 2017.

Recently OKed by European Commission vice president Frans Timmermans, the “real world” emissions tests will both enforce stricter efficiency standards and change the way cars are tested, according to The Guardian.

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