29 Jan '16, 5pm

@StephenKnight1 @EUparliament

Dirty air kills hundreds of thousands of people across Europe each year, and tens of thousands in the UK, with transport emissions the main offender . When “diesel gate” hit global headlines, the VW emissions scandal left conventional vehicle standards in disarray. Other manufacturers are also implicated, with up to 95% of diesel vehicles on the road currently breaking air pollution limits. The EU is taking action, but shockingly they are looking at weakening the vehicle testing framework, not strengthening it. Proposals for a new Real-world Driving Emissions (RDE) test would allow Euro 6 diesel cars to emit over double the Euro 6 limit from 2017 to 2020, and 50% more after 2020. MEPs on the EU Environment Committee rightly rejected this shameful plan in a recent vote. On 3 February, the EU Parliament as a whole will decide. It's vital that a majority of MEPs votes to reje...

Full article: http://www.bettertransport.org.uk/blog/roads/its-time-act...

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