Belgium Strengthens Controls for Particulate Filters 🇧🇪POSTED ON 28 May 2018 by Alice
In Belgium, an increasing number of companies are offering to remove particulate filters from vehicles; and this for just a few hundred euros. Estimations established that around 50,000 vehicles in circulation in Belgium do not have particulate filters, although all cars must have one initially. The reason for this is quite simple: replacing the filter is more expensive to the drivers than just removing it. These companies have quickly seized this opportunity. Indeed, they now offer thei ...
Audi: an anomaly detected in the engine control software 👨💻POSTED ON 23 May 2018 by Alice
The car manufacturer Audi has detected anomalies of diesel engines of models A6 and A7 of the generation C7 generation, it concerns more than 60,000 vehicles in the world (it does not affect the United States). As a result, they stopped the commercialization of these models for the moment. “Discovery of the irregularities concerning the V6 diesel engine control software was during inspections in the context of the internal diesel survey”, says the manufacturer. ...
Old diesel vehicles travel a lotPOSTED ON 18 May 2018 by Matchie T.
Diesel vehicles in the second-hand market Since the beginning of 2018, 64% of the vehicles sold on the second-hand market in France have a diesel engine with just 35% having a gasoline engine. This is a significant difference in comparison with the market for new vehicles. Indeed, 55% of the new vehicles have a gasoline engine. In 2017, about 3.7 million second-hand diesel vehicles were registered in France, 2.5 million of which were more than 5 years old. Following the introduction ...
Nissan: The end of diesel sales in EuropePOSTED ON 10 May 2018 by Alice
A few months ago, we mentioned in this article that the Japanese brand Toyota had announced during the Geneva Motor Show they will stop selling diesel cars in Europe. Nissan took the same decision given the context of the disaffection of motorists for diesel cars. This procedure will first be gradual, in fact, Nissan has not provided a precise timetable. One sure thing is that the manufacturer is moving towards the electric in the long term. Nissan is one of the pio ...
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