Much of the acrimony surrounding official fuel consumption figures over the years has related to them being derived from static laboratory testing, and not from any real life on-road testing, Now that the new RDE (Real Driving Emissions) testing is…
Volvo has become the first car manufacturer in the UK to homologate its entire model range under the new Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP). All Volvo petrol, diesel and hybrid models now comply with the stringent ‘Euro 6d-temp’ standard for tailpipe emissions, as part of the firm’s model-year 2019 range update which started production in April.
Headlines in the media regarding diesel cars are becoming rather familiar and much of it concerns emissions, which of course are quite closely related to fuel economy. The more fuel that you burn in your car, the more emissions you…
With its completely newly developed family of diesel engines, Mercedes-Benz says it is the first manufacturer to put diesel vehicles on the market that already fulfil the stricter emission limits planned for the EU as of September 2017.
Over half of the new buses and coaches registered in the UK last year were Euro-VI compliant, a three-fold increase on 2014
The most recent MOT test data shows that excess exhaust emissions levels account for more than a quarter (26.2 per cent) of all MOT failures.
We seem to have reached something of a critical point in diesel fuel economy, with a good number of smaller diesel cars now offering EC combined figures of around 80mpg.