Arab Today, arab today car makers accused of manipulation
Last Updated : GMT 07:58:57
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today

Car makers accused of manipulation

Arab Today, arab today

Arab Today, arab today Car makers accused of manipulation

London - Arabstoday

The European Commission has accused manufacturers of manipulating official emissions testing to get better results Car manufacturers have been accused of manipulating official testing methods to make their cars seem as though they have lower emissions figures than they actually do. A report published by the European Commission claims that manufacturers could have doctored their testing methods, resulting in CO2 figures that are as much as 11 per cent lower than in real-world driving conditions. The reports claims that there are a number of ‘tweaks’ to the testing method used to portray a lower emission figure, such as using smaller wheels to optimise rolling resistance and fuel economy. Testing a car with a fully charged battery was also cited as leading to a lower emissions reading. The report also said that manufacturers regularly use the same track in Spain to test vehicles, instead of their own test track, because it had optimum conditions for testing coasting data such as a downward slope, ambient conditions and minimal aerodynamic drag. The report could also have implications on the industry as it points out where regulations allow for discrepancies. It also mentions that while tests must be carried out in two opposite directions, it does not state that this has to be on the same road, consequently both directions of the track might be downhill. Manufacturers were also found to precondition their cars before testing, ensuring certain components are fully warmed up and sealing any gaps between body parts by taping them up to help lower the vehicle's resistance. While the report does not single out any specific manufacturer, it does suggest that these tactics are being used throughout the industry. What do you make of the European Commision's report? Does fiddling the results bother you if it means you're paying less road tax? Or should all manufacturers come clean with the true figures? Tell us your thoughts in the comments section below. autoexpress

arabstoday
arabstoday

GMT 14:26 2017 Friday ,13 October

UAE’s first hydrogen station opened

GMT 21:48 2017 Thursday ,12 October

Cars, apps and driving schools — Saudi women

GMT 20:34 2017 Tuesday ,03 October

Tesla's Model 3 sedan off to slow start

GMT 14:56 2017 Monday ,02 October

Paris experiments with 'car-free day' across city

GMT 13:26 2017 Saturday ,30 September

VW's dieselgate bill jumps on 'complex' US recalls

GMT 06:16 2017 Saturday ,30 September

British drivers to defend employment rights at Uber

GMT 18:53 2017 Saturday ,23 September

Taxi! Transport gets an overhaul in commercial hub

GMT 19:56 2017 Monday ,18 September

Canadian GM workers in walkout
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today

Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today car makers accused of manipulation Arab Today, arab today car makers accused of manipulation

 



Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today car makers accused of manipulation Arab Today, arab today car makers accused of manipulation

 



Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Youssra depended on colored foam

GMT 16:53 2017 Tuesday ,05 September

Youssra depended on colored foam
Arab Today, arab today EasyJet, Lufthansa among seven to bid

GMT 06:49 2017 Tuesday ,17 October

EasyJet, Lufthansa among seven to bid
Arab Today, arab today Etiquette expert underlines importance of gifts

GMT 17:52 2017 Sunday ,03 September

Etiquette expert underlines importance of gifts
Arab Today, arab today Israeli court convicts Palestinians of 2016

GMT 04:39 2017 Tuesday ,17 October

Israeli court convicts Palestinians of 2016
Arab Today, arab today Iran's Facebook shuts down

GMT 23:50 2017 Monday ,16 October

Iran's Facebook shuts down
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Sidem reveals plan to improve education

GMT 15:52 2017 Friday ,06 October

Sidem reveals plan to improve education
Arab Today, arab today British actress becomes fifth woman

GMT 18:15 2017 Monday ,16 October

British actress becomes fifth woman
Arab Today, arab today Three killed, 360,000 without power

GMT 05:11 2017 Tuesday ,17 October

Three killed, 360,000 without power
Arab Today, arab today The history of solar eclipses

GMT 05:16 2017 Sunday ,20 August

The history of solar eclipses
Arab Today, arab today Mercedes says recalls 400,000 UK cars

GMT 06:56 2017 Tuesday ,17 October

Mercedes says recalls 400,000 UK cars
Arab Today, arab today Britain's Vauxhall to cut 400 jobs

GMT 10:53 2017 Sunday ,15 October

Britain's Vauxhall to cut 400 jobs
Arab Today, arab today Anoshka happy for reactions to her talk show

GMT 12:33 2017 Friday ,13 October

Anoshka happy for reactions to her talk show
Arab Today, arab today India to close colonial-era military farms

GMT 18:49 2017 Monday ,16 October

India to close colonial-era military farms

GMT 10:55 2017 Thursday ,12 October

Safaa Sultan happy for “Love School”

GMT 10:37 2017 Thursday ,12 October

Cara Delevingne accuses Weinstein

GMT 16:53 2017 Saturday ,02 September

Mai importance of gifts during Eid Al-Adha

GMT 12:02 2017 Saturday ,14 October

Conservation cutbacks put Brazil's

GMT 10:46 2017 Saturday ,05 August

Nanis reveals simple ideas for home renovation

GMT 12:25 2017 Saturday ,14 October

Squeeze on UK health gives advanced

GMT 07:02 2017 Sunday ,15 October

German minister sparks uproar

GMT 17:12 2017 Monday ,07 August

Al-Shawaifi reveals secrets of total solar eclipse

GMT 03:59 2017 Sunday ,15 October

US mobile carriers Sprint, T-Mobile to merge

GMT 11:37 2017 Saturday ,12 August

Fashion designer reveals her new collection
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
 
 Arab Today Facebook,arab today facebook  Arab Today Twitter,arab today twitter Arab Today Rss,arab today rss  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday
بناية النخيل - رأس النبع _ خلف السفارة الفرنسية _بيروت - لبنان
arabstoday, Arabstoday, Arabstoday