06 Nov '17, 10am

#TheICCT analysis finds real-world vehicle fuel consumption gap in Europe at all-time high of 42%

#TheICCT analysis finds real-world vehicle fuel consumption gap in Europe at all-time high of 42%

ICCT analysis finds real-world vehicle fuel consumption gap in Europe at all-time high of 42% 6 November 2017 The average gap between official fuel consumption figures and actual fuel use for new cars in the EU has reached 42%, according to the latest update by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) to its on-going research into vehicle fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. A companion analysis by the ICCT indicates that similar gaps between official and real-world CO2 emissions exist in China, Japan, and the United States. However, says Dr. Peter Mock, Managing Director of ICCT Europe, since 2001 Europe has seen the largest increase in its gap. Since 2001, the discrepancy between official measurements of vehicle efficiency and actual performance of new cars in everyday driving has more than quadrupled (from 9% to 42%)—a discrepancy that translates into €40...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2017/11/20171106icct.html

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