27 Jun '17, 9pm

Germany Acts To Cut Diesel Emissions And Clean Up Testing

Germany Acts To Cut Diesel Emissions And Clean Up Testing

Germany moving to reduce pollution from diesel vehicles and to make emissions testing more realistic as regulatory pressure mounts. The transport ministry spoke Monday with automakers on updating engine management software to reduce emissions from up to 12 million diesel vehicles in Germany. On Tuesday, the transport and environment ministries launched a “national diesel forum” to coordinate reductions between automakers and regional governments. Another action was taken by the transport ministry – setting up a new institute to improve vehicle testing, to ensure “more transparency and reliability.” This coalition will include consumer organizations, environmental groups, local governments, auto industry, and government ministries. As the country’s Sept. 24 election approaches, two years after the Volkswagen diesel emissions cheating scandal broke in the U.S., the national ...

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