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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12402

14 January 2020
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SECTORAL POLICIES / Environment
Regeneration of particulate filters in new diesel cars causes extreme peaks of pollution according to T&E
Brussels, 13/01/2020 (Agence Europe)

A study published by the NGO T&E on Monday 13 January disproves the carmakers' argument that new models of Euro 6 d-temp diesel cars are clean. It presents laboratory test results based on new real-world driving tests for the Nissan Qashqai and Opel Astra.

The study shows that regular automatic cleaning (regeneration) of diesel particulate filters (DPFs) while driving - a technology that is mandatory for all new diesel cars starting from 2013 - causes pollution peaks every 480 km or so....

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