EU Invests in Two Additional Car Emissions Testing Facilities

They will monitor and check compliance of vehicles with the type-approval regulation and the new emissions limits. Two additional facilities that will carry out vehicle emissions testing before they are rolled out on the roads are to be built in Italy. The European Commission is investing in the Vehicle Emissions Laboratories (VELA), which …

Germany Agrees to Plan to Cut Diesel Pollution

The German government backed plans Tuesday to help reduce pollution from diesel vehicles while easing the burden on consumers worried about costly upgrades. Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer and Environment Minister Svenja Schulze told reporters the concept is to keep modern, less polluting diesel vehicles on the road while upgrading or …

These Are the Cities where the Fewest People Drive to Work

  Nearly 90% of Hong Kong’s residents commute without using a car, while more than 80% of Parisians travel to work on foot, by bike or using public transport, according to research outlined in JLL’s Benchmarking the Future of World Cities report. But rapid urbanisation is putting significant strain on …