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Dieselgate: Some Perspective.

Volkswagen were caught red-handed cheating the system. Their diesel vehicles were fitted with software that enabled emission control systems during Government laboratory tests, but disabled these systems during real-world conditions. Its been claimed that the difference between the lab and the road is between five times to 40 times the amount of Greenhouse gasses. Why would they do this? The running theory is that a proper emission control system costs more, and in an effort to reduce costs they fitted…

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World Car of the Year: Mercedes-Benz C-Class

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has been voted “World Car of the Year 2015,” beating out the other two finalists – the Ford Mustang and Volkswagen Passat – all from an original group of 24 vehicles. The World Car Awards (WCA) winners are chosen by a judging panel made up of 75 prominent automotive journalists from around the world that form a global community of experts. Each of them is appointed based on his or her expertise, experience, credibility by the World Car Steering Committee. Mercedes-Benz…

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