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Real World Emissions Testing May Lead To Larger Engines

October 16th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

In an odd twist, the Volkswagen diesel cheating scandal caused a demand for real world emissions testing. And that testing shows results in the lab often have little to do with real world driving. Larger engines may be the result.

EPA Is Changing How It Calculates Fuel Economy Numbers

September 29th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

The EPA has changed the way it calculates fuel economy numbers, but it has offered consumers very little information about the new methodology. Some cars now are given lower ratings than last year, even though there are no mechanical changes.

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