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Campaigns | Fuel claims

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Aims

  1. We thought you should be able to trust car makers’ fuel emission and efficiency claims
  2. VW admitted to rigging emission tests and this allowed it to hide that their cars produced up to 40 times the legal limit of pollution in US tests
  3. Win! Tough new real-world tests come into force, hoped to cut harmful nitrogen dioxide emissions from diesel cars by two-thirds

VW emissions scandal

Volkswagen has admitted rigging official emissions tests.

This allowed VW to hide that its diesel cars produced pollution up to 40 times the legal limit in the US.

VW has said more than 11 million diesel cars are affected worldwide.

Read more about the VW scandal

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