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Renault-Nissan will be bringing its new hybrid technology with “e-Power” transmission to Europe to respond to diesel’s decline in the market, CEO Carlos Ghosn said yesterday in Paris. The “e-Power” transmission had been introduced a day earlier by Nissan for its Note subcompact hatchback sold in Japan. The new gasoline-engine hybrid technology provides a hybrid […]

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Europe has been lax in its vehicle emissions testing for decades, and enforcement needs to tighten up to stop future fiascos like the Volkswagen scandal, EPA’s Chris Grundler told European Union lawmakers. Grundler, director of the EPA’s transportation and air quality office, submitted written comments on Monday before an EU committee investigating cheating on diesel-car […]

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The German government’s pressure on Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles for potentially using a “cheat” device on tested diesel-engine vehicles took another turn. Germany has sent letters to the European Commission and Italian Transport Ministry on finding unusual increases in emission of four Fiat Chrysler vehicles. The test results showed the “illegal use of a device to switch […]

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