Tag: Emissions

Probing Continues at Volkswagen, Continental

<img data-attachment-id="1722416" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/05/ghosts-of-dieselgate-vw-loses-important-case-in-germany/shutterstock_324586418/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/shutterstock_324586418.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,668" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="volkswagen grille VW logo badge emblem icon" data-image-description=" Gyuszko-Photo/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/shutterstock_324586418-450×301.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/shutterstock_324586418-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1722416″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/shutterstock_324586418-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/shutterstock_324586418-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/shutterstock_324586418-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/shutterstock_324586418-450×301.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/shutterstock_324586418-768×513.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/shutterstock_324586418-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/shutterstock_324586418.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> German prosecutors have incorporated Continental into a probe aimed at determining whether Volkswagen Group […]

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BMW M2 Ends European Production This Fall

<img data-attachment-id="1621650" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2018/04/bmw-replaces-m2-coupe-m2-competition-summer/p90298661_highres/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/P90298661_highRes-e1524061850141.jpg" data-orig-size="3138,2092" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2019 BMW M2 Competition" data-image-description=" BMW Group ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/P90298661_highRes-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/P90298661_highRes-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1621650″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/P90298661_highRes-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″> BMW is ending production of the M2 Competition and M2 CS for the European market this fall. The 370-horsepower coupe proved a hit with enthusiasts, offering a straightforward package reminding us that […]

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Chalk Up Another Benefit to the Big Lockdown…

<img data-attachment-id="1703366" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/12/automakers-annoyed-with-french-tax-on-inefficient-vehicles/shutterstock_553591285-3/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/shutterstock_553591285-3.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="traffic jam exhaust car pollution" data-image-description=" LanaElcova/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/shutterstock_553591285-3-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/shutterstock_553591285-3-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1703366 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/shutterstock_553591285-3-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/shutterstock_553591285-3-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/shutterstock_553591285-3-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/shutterstock_553591285-3-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/shutterstock_553591285-3-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/shutterstock_553591285-3-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/shutterstock_553591285-3.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Barring low gas prices you couldn’t take advantage of and your author’s adventures in cooking […]

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The Planet Is Probably in Worse Shape Than We Can Even Predict

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. Sea levels will rise by more than 3 feet. Up to a fifth of everything living in the world’s oceans will die. More than 200 million people will be displaced by rising seas or forced to move to cooler places. Those are […]

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Diesel’s Not Done Yet: Cummins Explores Cylinder Deactivation

<img data-attachment-id="1713614" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/03/diesel-brothers-fined-850000-for-rolling-coal/shutterstock_1453046492/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/shutterstock_1453046492.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,549" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="dirty diesel pickup" data-image-description=" Toa55/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/shutterstock_1453046492-450×247.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/shutterstock_1453046492-610×335.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1713614 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/shutterstock_1453046492-610×335.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”335″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/shutterstock_1453046492-610×335.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/shutterstock_1453046492-75×41.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/shutterstock_1453046492-450×247.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/shutterstock_1453046492-768×422.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/shutterstock_1453046492-120×66.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/shutterstock_1453046492.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Despite the switch to low-sulfur fuel and ever more stringent emissions regulations around the world, compression ignition […]

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Study Suggests Tires Create More Pollution Than Exhaust Emissions

<img data-attachment-id="1634766" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2018/07/fiat-chrysler-recalling-v8s-over-stuck-cruise-control-sudden-acceleration/2018-dodge-challenger-srt-demon-burnout/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/2018-dodge-challenger-srt-demon-burnout–e1532980549683.jpg" data-orig-size="1656,1065" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2018 dodge challenger srt demon burnout" data-image-description=" fca ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/2018-dodge-challenger-srt-demon-burnout–e1532980549683-450×289.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/2018-dodge-challenger-srt-demon-burnout–e1532980549683-610×392.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1634766″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/2018-dodge-challenger-srt-demon-burnout–e1532980549683-610×392.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”392″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/2018-dodge-challenger-srt-demon-burnout–e1532980549683-610×392.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/2018-dodge-challenger-srt-demon-burnout–e1532980549683-75×48.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/2018-dodge-challenger-srt-demon-burnout–e1532980549683-450×289.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/2018-dodge-challenger-srt-demon-burnout–e1532980549683-768×494.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/2018-dodge-challenger-srt-demon-burnout–e1532980549683-120×77.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Anyone who’s laid a substantial amount of rubber in a local parking lot will tell you […]

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Updated international wireless emission guidelines address 5G questions

Thanks in part to a Russian disinformation campaign designed to agitate people against 5G technology, questions regarding the safety of cellular emissions popped up right as carriers began to install new 5G equipment — but scientists generally downplayed them as based on widely discredited research. Today, the International Commission on Non‐Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) addressed the […]

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Lucky Break: All Northern Ireland Car Owners Get a Pass on Safety Tests After Test Centers Deemed…Unsafe

Northern Ireland has called off all mandated MoT inspections of passenger vehicles after it discovered that its state-run test centers are in worse condition than many of the cars undergoing testing. It’s a black eye for the Driver & Vehicle Agency, the body tasked with ensuring vehicles meet road safety and environmental standards, but it’s a […]

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Dastardly Diesels: Suzuki and Jeep Busted Breaking EU Emissions Rules

<img data-attachment-id="1572360" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2017/05/mystery-jeep-patent-filing-gets-everyones-hopes/2017-jeep-grand-cherokee-summit/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/JP017_009GCpb15a1d7mo91nagco9usiej31q-e1495911180160.jpg" data-orig-size="2000,1333" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"10","credit":"A.J. Mueller","camera":"Canon EOS 5DS R","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1456857118","copyright":"","focal_length":"120","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.0125","title":"2017 Jeep\u00ae Grand Cherokee Summit","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit" data-image-description=" Image: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/JP017_009GCpb15a1d7mo91nagco9usiej31q-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/JP017_009GCpb15a1d7mo91nagco9usiej31q-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1572360″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/JP017_009GCpb15a1d7mo91nagco9usiej31q-610×407.jpg” alt=”2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit, Image: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles” width=”610″ height=”407″> While Volkswagen remains the industrial face of diesel-related scandals, it’s just one […]

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Fast Is Past: German Auto Club No Longer Opposes Speed-limited Autobahn

<img data-attachment-id="1706350" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/01/fast-is-past-german-auto-club-no-longer-opposes-speed-limited-autobahn/shutterstock_1068993752/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1068993752.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Autobahn night highway" data-image-description=" Michael von Aichberger/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1068993752-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1068993752-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1706350″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1068993752-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1068993752-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1068993752-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1068993752-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1068993752-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1068993752-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/shutterstock_1068993752.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The German equivalent of AAA, Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club (ADAC), has long been a proponent of a […]

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One Less Market for the Internet’s Favorite Vehicle?

You’re right — there’s no way we can determine with any certainty what the internet’s actual favorite ride is, but the amount of lust poured out over the unattainable Suzuki Jimny is noteworthy. People love this little Japanese box, even if its short wheelbase and solid axles add up to a ride most wouldn’t want […]

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Volkswagen Pleads Guilty, Canucks Hand Wolfsburg a Record Bill

While it absolutely pales in comparison to the fines levied in the United States, Volkswagen will still have to fork over a pile to appease the Canadians. This week, the automaker pleaded guilty to 60 charges relating to its deception of regulators and consumers with emissions-rigged diesel vehicles. While $196.5 million sounds like small potatoes […]

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