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Car industry sounds alarm as EU govts weigh tougher pollution tests

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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