Volkswagen Seriously Considering a High-Performance EV

… from its emissions cheating scandal, Volkswagen has big plans for electric … performance model. According to Autocar, Volkswagen is seriously considering offering an … the challenge of making sure Volkswagen’s first high-performance EV lives … an electric future,” Sven Smeets, Volkswagen’s racing boss, told Autocar ……

Volkswagen to Stockpile Cars Over Emissions Testing Delays

Volkswagen is having to stockpile vehicles, searching for parking space in an effort to catch up on emissions testing. New emissions and fuel economy testing is coming into effect in the EU. The Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Test Procedure starts September 1st. The test uses…

Report: Base GTI to Go Missing in Europe for a Few Months

A new set of emissions testing rules means that the base MkVII Golf GTI will not be back for 2018 in Europe. But fear not, Europeans, the GTI Performance will return and the cheap GTI will be back for the MkVIII. The Worldwide Harmonized Light…

Nissan Admits to Falsifying Exhaust Emissions and Fuel Economy Data

Nissan has joined a growing list of automakers caught in emissions scandals. The Japanese automaker admitted earlier this week that it has discovered sample test environments for exhaust emissions and fuel economy at most of its factories in Japan were not accurate. Those tests were conducted…

Volkswagen to launch all-electric car share scheme in U.S., Europe, Asia

Volkswagen is to offer a car-sharing … the diesel emissions cheating scandal, Volkswagen says the electric car-sharing service … on its side. ID is Volkswagen‘s all-electric sub-brand, with … areas.” Away from cars, Volkswagen also wants to be a … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author:…

Real Driving Emissions: RDE explained by Volkswagen

RDE stands for Real Driving Emissions. Unlike the NEDC and WLTP, the emission measurements are performed in real traffic conditions rather than on a test rig. The exhaust emissions (nitrogen oxides and particles/particulate matter) recorded while driving in traffic are called real emissions.

Real Driving Emissions: RDE erklärt von Volkswagen

RDE steht für “Real Driving Emissions” (Reales Abgas-Emissionsverhalten). Im Gegensatz zu NEFZ und WLTP erfolgen die Emissionsmessungen nicht auf dem Prüfstand, sondern im laufenden Straßenverkehr. Die ermittelten Schadstoffemissionen (NOx und Partikel/Feinstaub) während der Fahrt im Straßenverkehr nennt man Realemissionen. Mehr Informationen: www.volkswagen.de/wltp

Watchdog: EPA can do more to find emissions cheating after Volkswagen scandal

… car emissions testing following the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal, but it … the software that let diesel-fueled Volkswagen cars emit far more pollutants … systems that were fooled by Volkswagen’s software. But new testing … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author: … car emissions testing following…