A modern car now consumes on average 39% more fuel than specified by the manufacturer
The actual fuel consumption of new passenger car models increasingly differs from the official specifications of the manufacturers.
A comparison of collective redress systems in six selected EU countries in the case of false fuel consumption figures
The report shows that the CO2 emissions gap between the independently performed WLTP and NEDC tests is small, and suggests the new WLTP test procedure is likely not sufficient to reduce or close the gap between official and real-world CO2 emissions. The report also stresses the lack of transparency about vehicle data, which complicates the analysis of independent tests and makes possible cheating harder to detect.
Electrification and ambitious CO2 standards for Europe’s cars are key to decarbonising transport
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