22 Sep '15, 6pm

More Carmakers Might be Cheating on Diesel Emissions Testing

More Carmakers Might be Cheating on Diesel Emissions Testing

Volkswagen might not be the only automaker cheating on diesel emissions tests. Earlier this month, the European Federation for Transport and Environment released a report suggesting that automakers could be using software or other technology so that their diesel vehicles perform better during emissions tests than they do on the road. The report points at BMW, Mercedes-Benz and General Motors’ Opel brand as potential offenders. The European environmental group based its report on a review of data from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), the same organization which outed Volkswagen for cheating on diesel emissions tests. SEE ALSO: What Volkswagen’s ‘Dieselgate’ Is, and Why it Matters As a result, the report now raises questions about how Europe’s emissions testing is conducted and suggests that Volkswagen may not be the only automaker that have used met...

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