.@EPA awards @AVL contract for #Tier3 emissions testing site
EPA awards AVL contract for Tier 3 testing site 19 October 2015 AVL has been awarded a contract by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for an emissions measurement system at the National Vehicle and Fuel Emissions Laboratory (NVFEL) in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The AVL-equipped test site will be focused on measuring emissions from the cleanest light- and medium-duty vehicles that comply with the new Tier 3 regulation. AVL said it was awarded the contract based on its ability to meet the EPA’s requirement for equipment capable of testing not only conventional vehicles but also hybrid and pure electric vehicles. The EPA plans to use the newly equipped test site to measure a vehicle’s emissions’ “cleanliness” against all fuel types. As recent events have shown, accurate emissions testing is becoming an increasingly critical component in the pact that automakers make with the...