New ‘real-world’ emissions and fuel economy tests may boost registrations forward before September 1, but they could also dent manufacturer supply
Car manufacturers will face fines of up to £50,000 per car is they are found to have installed emissions defeat devices as part of new legislation announced by the Government.
A study of hybrid cars compiled by automotive consumer website Honest John has claimed that 98% of models are incapable of matching their advertised fuel economy claims.
The EU’s Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) will trigger an average CO2 emissions rise of 10% across all sectors, according to Cap HPI.
Volvo has homologated its entire model range under the new Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) for car fuel consumption and emissions.
Failing demand for new cars could trigger a more widespread reduction in the UK’s car dealership numbers following Vauxhall’s move under its PSA Group owners, according to the SMMT.
The ‘toughest ever’ UK new car emissions tests come into force today.
The introduction of WLTP in September is an important step for the automotive industry, but it doesn’t come without challenges.
Automotive Management Live: Where franchised and independent dealers will find everything they need to know about operating a modern showroom and service and repair facility fit for the digital age.
When: November 12 2020
Where: Birmingham NEC
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