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Car industry sounds alarm as EU govts weigh tougher pollution tests

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 05:50

The EU, where most cars are powered by diesel, wants new models to be tested on the road because of evidence that real-driving emissions are 400 to 500 per cent higher than in labs.


THE European Union auto industry sounded a warning in the push to toughen pollution tests after Volks-wagen's diesel-engine deception, saying future EU checks need to be "realistic" so they don't drive up car prices, weaken sales and cause job losses.

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