Authorities in Europe were aware that nitrogen oxides emission levels measured in laboratories did not provide an accurate picture of actual pollution (Photo: European Parliament)


Court confirms EU illegally relaxed diesel emission rules

The previous fears of a high-ranking European Commission official was confirmed on Thursday (13 December), when the General Court of the European Union ruled that a 2016 relaxing of car emissions limits was, indeed, illegal.

"The commission did not have the power to amend the Euro 6 emission limits for the new real driving emission tests," the court said in a press statement.

The ruling confirms what senior commission ...

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