News Digest Item
07 Dec 2016

Most diesel engines flunk ADAC test

Süddeutsche Zeitung

A new emissions test by German car club ADAC shows that most diesel engines meet legal standards level only on the test bench – falling short on the road, Süddeutsche Zeitung reports. The biggest problem for most diesel engines was high nitrogen oxide. Of the 26 diesel vehicles underwent the new test, only two passed: the Mercedes E 220 d 9G-Tronic and the BMW 118d Urban Line Steptronic, which made it into the top ten of all 45 cars tested, including petrol vehicles. Electric and hybrid cars took the top spots in the test rankings.

See the article in German here.

See the ADAC’s test results in German here.

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