28 Sep '15, 1pm

EPA Will Test New-Car Emissions On The Road After VW Scandal

EPA Will Test New-Car Emissions On The Road After VW Scandal

By Stephen Edelstein 295 views Sep 28, 2015 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Street Hitting Dealerships Soon Enlarge Photo Recent incidents of carmakers overestimating fuel economy have led the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to consider stricter testing standards. But the unfolding Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal may finally be pushing the agency to take concrete action. Last week, EPA chief Gina McCarthy said the agency would implement measures to prevent cheating on emissions tests, As VW did with software hidden in 482,000 TDI diesel models in the U.S. DON'T MISS: EPA Will 'Up Its Game' With New Tests For Emissions Cheating The software allowed cars to detect the conditions of a laboratory emissions test, but the EPA may add on-road testing to its regimen, Chris Grundler--head of the agency's Office of Transportation and Air Quality--told the Associated Press. W...

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