U.S. manufacturers have been highly successful in reducing pollution over the past two decades, yet their costs to shrink their environmental footprint continue to grow. They're being affected by the law of marginal returns and each new pollution regulation that EPA devises will be increasingly more costly to implement.
The environmental remediation program is a key priority for regulators looking to undo the damage of 482,000 diesel cars that emit up to 40 times the permitted amounts of smog-forming nitrogen oxides....More
Volkswagen actually sold more vehicles worldwide during the first quarter (more than 2.5 million overall) but the company’s net profit slumped by 20.1% to 2.31 billion euros. Depending on whether you believe VW or industry analysts, the worst could still be ahead....More
According to the Bild am Sonntag newspaper and testing by the German Federal Motor Vehicle Office, a Fiat model auto has displayed an emission control system that shut down after 22 minutes, just two minutes after a standard test....More
State tests showed the Qashqai switched off its emission reduction device when the car temperature reached 35 degrees Celsius to stop the vehicle from overheating, whereas other cars waited until the temperature reached 50 degrees....More
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