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PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:20 am
 


Title: Mercedes cars found to be fitted with defeat devices by German authorities
Category: Business
Posted By: martin14
Date: 2018-06-13 11:17:50


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:20 am
 


Decide it deserved its own story.

All Merc Euro 6 diesels, the newest ones.


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:58 am
 


Not surprising. Corporations cheat. That's why there has to be legislation.


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:57 am
 


In some respect this issue addresses my own long-held assertion that emissions testing is quite often disconnected from actual emissions when a vehicle is in use.

Switching from testing in a controlled setting to doing mobile testing would be a more accurate way to measure emissions.


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:06 am
 


Germans gotta quit playing with diesels in passenger vehicles because even with honest emissions tests there's simply no way in hell that diesel will ever be cleaner than gasoline.


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:18 am
 


BartSimpson wrote:
Switching from testing in a controlled setting to doing mobile testing would be a more accurate way to measure emissions.


They will start doing exactly that in the EU.


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:33 pm
 


BartSimpson wrote:
In some respect this issue addresses my own long-held assertion that emissions testing is quite often disconnected from actual emissions when a vehicle is in use.

Switching from testing in a controlled setting to doing mobile testing would be a more accurate way to measure emissions.


Just like the mileage claims being made by every automobile manufacturer. Of course you're going to get outstanding mileage when you're running on a wind tunnel dyno with every piece of non essential equipment and structure removed to lighten the load. ROTFL


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:53 pm
 


Thanos wrote:
Germans gotta quit playing with diesels in passenger vehicles because even with honest emissions tests there's simply no way in hell that diesel will ever be cleaner than gasoline.

Not true, clean burning diesel can be processed from Jatropha which can be only grown in Kenya. It's so clean the U.S. Military was interested in it because the exhaust from tanks using Jatropha diesel wouldn't leave a black trail.


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