Articles about Emission Standards

This dual sport machine was greatly missed by Pinoy trail riders
A steep price to pay
It looks like Audi is finally owning up to its role in 'Dieselgate.' Volkswagen's luxury-car division has finally agreed to pay a hefty fine amounting to €800 million (over P49 billion) to resolve civil claims stemming from its involvement in
The reactions have been very Japanese
Remember when everyone thought emissions scandals were something mainly associated with European carmakers? It seems like ages ago already.Two more Japanese car companies and one motorcycle manufacturer are now facing accusations of conducting improper fuel economy and emissions tests. According to
100 Sarao e-jeeps expected to be on Manila streets by January 2019
In the past, we have continuously followed the development of Pinoy-made electric vehicles under Le' Guider International, a local company owned by Engr. Youssef Ahmad.Le' Guider developed a powerful electric motor in its own backyard in Pasay City, with the
This emission-free shuttle has made its first public appearance
Normally, it takes a couple of years for a vehicle manufacturer to develop and come up with its first production model. But barely three months after joining forces, Le 'Guider International and passenger jeepney giant Sarao Motors were able to conceive their
And the Philippine market is not exempted
Kymco group chairman Allen Ko believes the era of gasoline-fed motorcycles is going the way of the dinosaurs soon. Ko is not playing Nostradamus but merely stating facts based on the current electric bikes trend."I would say it (e-bike)
This jeepney manufacturer gets a new lease on life
Sarao Motors, the country's biggest manufacturer of traditional jeepneys, and electric vehicle maker Le' Guider International have finally signed a joint agreement to revive the iconic jeepney, which is threatened by extinction as the government implements stricter laws for reasons of
The possible health issues are alarming
Traffic is the great equalizer. Whether rich or poor, in cars and in buses, all of us suffer. And while motorcycles are perceived to be the fastest way out of gridlock, they get stuck when vehicles get entangled and everything stops moving.
Less 'human error' to worry about
The emission test is a standard part of car registration in the Philippines. But as anyone who has ever had jeepney smoke belched on their face or windshield will tell you, it's not exactly a perfect process. Recently, the Department of
Target launch is year 2020
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. Fuel-cell vehicles are nothing new. Cars like the Toyota Mirai and the Honda Clarity run on hydrogen to power their fuel cells. Nissan,
The journey of atonement continues
We reported that Volkswagen of America, the US Environmental Protection Agency, and the California Air Research Board were on the brink of reaching an agreement, which calls for the German carmaker to compensate aggrieved customers in the diesel-emissions scandal it was
The solution to Dieselgate
It was reported in April that Volkswagen and the US Department of Justice had reached an agreement to clean up the mess known as Dieselgate. At the time, both parties hadn't finalized any details, save for saying that they would settle "
Including Fiat Chrysler and Opel
Several months after the beginning of "Diesel-gate," Volkswagen continues to experience the fallout from what is arguably the biggest automotive scandal in recent memory. Now, several more companies are being investigated by the German government to see if they, too, are
Blames weather conditions when testing
So, who's next? A month after Mitsubishi admitted quoting inaccurate fuel-consumption figures, fellow Japanese carmaker Suzuki is now confessing discrepancies in its emission and fuel-efficiency testing methods.The findings--the result of an internal investigation--were submitted by the
Totaling about P72 billion
Volkswagen Group has revealed the first concrete effects of the emissions scandal on its finances.After delaying its annual results, it reported an annual loss for the year 2015 of €1.36 billion (or P71.8 billion). By comparison, in 2014 it
Former CEO may have demanded too much
It doesn't look like the Volkswagen diesel-emissions fiasco is going to let up anytime soon. Another diesel-gate bombshell has been dropped, barely a week after Porsche North America discontinued sales of Cayenne diesel units as part of the fallout
Based on a book set to come out next year
The fallout of Volkswagen's diesel-emissions scandal has yet to be fully known, and already the fiasco is on its way to Hollywood immortality. According to Reuters, Leonardo DiCaprio's production company Appian Way intends to make a film about the
Set to recall around 5M vehicles
A week ago, news broke out that Volkswagen diesel engines were allegedly installed with "defeat devices" that altered vehicle emissions in order to pass stringent US Environmental Protection Agency testing. The EPA found some five million diesel engines in various VW models
Are any local VW units affected?
The recent Volkswagen diesel-emissions scandal shook the entire automotive industy to its core, culminating in the resignation of VW CEO Martin Winterkorn several days ago. If you've been hibernating under a rock in the past week or so, the German
A very enlightening Q&A
The Volkswagen emissions saga is snowballing into one of the biggest scandals in automotive history, with 11 million cars implicated, a huge chunk wiped from VW shares, and CEO Martin Winterkorn standing down.But what does it all really mean? Top Gear'
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