27 Mar '17, 2pm

No more #Dieselgate. We need an independent vehicle testing regime - ask your MEP to act today

No more #Dieselgate. We need an independent vehicle testing regime - ask your MEP to act today

The shocking revelations from Dieselgate made headlines when the truth about emissions on our streets was exposed. But the scandal goes further: it's not only a few manufacturers cheating the lab tests, but a whole regulatory system that is letting down consumers and citizens alike . National vehicle regulators are too close to the car industry and have all too often failed to do their job, and failed to protect consumer confidence and public health. We are all living with the consequences. Figures from Transport & Environment show that some 4.3 million dirty diesels are found on UK roads, causing dangerously high levels of pollution, responsible for over 52,000 premature deaths each year in the UK alone. It’s time for action. In their early April session, MEPs have the chance to vote on the Type Approval Framework Regulation (better known as the Dalton report), which is t...

Full article: http://www.bettertransport.org.uk/eu-vehicle-surveillance...

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