TITLE

Emissions Not Falling Fast Enough

AUTHOR(S)
DIEM, WILLIAM
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Ward's Auto World;Jun2012, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a study on vehicle fuel efficiency in Germany that compares real-world results and official mileage figures issued by the European Union. The study was conducted by the non-profit International Council for Clean Transportation and reveals that the gap grew from eight percent in 2001 to 21 percent in 2010. The result illustrates the failure of actual carbon-dioxide emissions to fall as fast as some people may think.
ACCESSION #
84395587

 

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