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Tougher testing for emissions may mean bigger engines, but why?

Tougher testing for emissions may mean bigger engines, but why?

Stephen Edelstein 108 views Oct 31, 2016 2012 Volkswagen Up minicar (German model), road test, Catskill Mountains, NY, May 2012 Enlarge Photo Stricter global emissions standards have led many automakers to downsize engines, but that trend may be about to reverse itself. Cutting displacement is a relatively straightforward way to improve fuel economy. But as regulators move toward adoption of more realistic testing procedures in the wake of the Volkswagen diesel scandal, automakers may soon have to move back toward bigger engines. DON'T MISS: What's making cars bigger? Gas-mileage rules may be, say analysts That's because a shift from laboratory testing toward real-world, on-road emissions tests is exposing a flaw in the use of smaller engines, according to Reuters. After the discovery of VW's "defeat device" software in diesel cars, which caused them to emit less during em...

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