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Porsche

Hot air: the worst cars for real-world CO2 emissions

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Cars are emitting an average of 39% more CO2 than official figures state - here are the worst offenders

We're not buying enough electric cars

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Environmental audit committee warns that Britain is unlikely to meet its climate change targets
Opel Vauxhall Astra

Europe’s car makers concede: ‘We know the fuel economy test is obsolete’

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Bring on RDE Real Driving Emissions say Europe’s 15 car, van, truck and bus makers: we’re ready (but is the EC?)
Volkswagen Passat diesel

Volkswagen to buy back half a million dieselgate cars

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480,000 US owners to receive buy-back offer as part of agreement in principal with US authorities
Nissan Dayz

Mitsubishi reveals fuel economy test misconduct involving 625,000 cars

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Press conference called in Japan to explain Mitsubishi minicar fuel economy irregularities
Audi TDI engine

Audi developed Volkswagen defeat device software in 1999

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Volkswagen cheating tech first developed by VW Group partner Audi, reports German newspaper
TDI diesel

New £800 tax for diesel cars proposed – plus diesel scrappage scheme

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Big first-year tax rate for diesels suggested – and it would help fund a new diesel-only scrappage scheme
Vauxhall Zafira Tourer

Vauxhall: we do NOT cheat emissions tests

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Vauxhall has issued a strongly-worded statement insisting its cars do not have any emission test detection devices – despite the suggestion by BBC’s Panorama that they do.
French autoroute

France to ‘begin move out of diesel’

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The country that first embraced the diesel car now wants to move on
Removing DPF: illegal and costly say experts

Removing DPF: illegal and costly say experts

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Clogged up diesel particulate filter? Don’t remove it – it’s an instant MOT fail