European carmakers seek delay to tougher emissions testing – Yahoo News

By Julia Fioretti and Barbara Lewis BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European carmakers are lobbying for a three year delay to new rules that would reduce the fuel-saving claims they can make for their vehicles, according to an industry paper seen by Reuters. The European Commission wants to tighten vehicle testing to close loopholes such as driving on an unrealistically smooth surface and taping up car doors and windows. It wants to introduce the tougher standards by September 2017, but a position paper fr...
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