KBA to start its own emissions tests in Germany

October 06, 2016

German minister for transport, Alexander Dobrindt, plans to carry out unannounced tests to uncover emissions cheating on the country’s roads this year. Employees are being trained at two mobile test centres to pull selected vehicles out of traffic and carry out tests designed to assess whether they are using the correct emissions controls. The move is in response to the on-going diesel emissions scandal, when it was found that many of the most popular cars on sale exceed official emissions limits when on the road.




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PSA to boost UK presence in the event of a ‘hard Brexit'

March 08, 2017

UK sales flat despite upcoming road tax hike, diesel demand plummets

March 08, 2017

UK new car registrations fell annually by 0.3% in February to 83,115 units according to the SMMT, driven down by weaker demand from individuals and companies. More noticeable, however, was the 9.2% drop in demand for diesels compared to February 2016, a steeper drop than the decline in Germany...