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VW says 250,000 cars could be delayed by new testing rules

WLTP rules replace NEDC in September

WLTP rules replace NEDC in September.

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Renault Kangoo ZE will get a range boost to about 170 miles

Utility EV's longer range an attempt to increase fleet sales.

More details to come at the European Motor Show in Brussels next month.

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Peugeot Citroen releases 'real-world' fuel-economy figures

PSA loaded its cars with luggage, ran the A/C during tests.

PSA Peugeot Citroen's testing produces fuel economy figures that are about 40 percent below published levels.

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Ex-Fiat exec: VW diesel scandal will hurt plug-in hybrids

Diesel sales are already flattening out because of higher costs from new regulations.

Plug-in hybrid vehicle sales will be hurt more than diesels by VW scandal, ex-Fiat executive says.

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EU shifting NEDC over to real-world emissions testing

New On-Road Test Could Arrive In 2017

The European Union is working on legislation to scrap the 25-year-old laboratory tests in the New European Driving Cycle that measure vehicle emissions, replacing NEDC with Real Emissions Driving tests.

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Peugeot 208 Hybrid FE concept improves mpg numbers to 118 mpg, loses AC

Before the Frankfurt Motor Show, Peugeot was saying that its Peugeot 208 Hybrid FE Concept would emit just 49 grams of CO2 per kilometer. That's the equivalent of 111 miles per gallon (US) and it was an impressive enough number for the a

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2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid manages 53.45 mpg in real-world tests

As part of a recent event with a number of Panamera S E-Hybrids driven by journalists in Europe, Porsche's new plug-in managed to burn (on average) just 4.4 liters of fuel for each 100 kilometers. That's the equivalent of 53.45 miles per gallon. Porsche says this real-world, 745-mile test, which took place on an 18-mile loop along the Autobahn and through the city of Hockenheim, proves that t

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Carmakers taking advantage of EU fuel economy test by taping up seams, overinflating tires

Automakers don't necessarily sell the same vehicles in both North America and Europe, but a new report from the Continent's Transport And Environment makes it sound like the fuel-economy rating... questions we've seen here in the US might also be happening across The Pond. Well, except over there it sounds like full-on legal cheating.