Rising Catalytic Converter Theft ?POSTED ON 26 September 2018 by Alice
A new crimewave focusing on catalytic converters has been on the rise over the last decade. Between 2008 and 2015 more than 25,500 catalytic converters were stolen in the USA, an average of over 3,000 catalytic converters snatched from vehicles every year. This statistic hides a trend as well, with, in 2016, more than 4000 catalytic converters stolen. The number of thefts committed is on the rise and it keeps on growing. Also, a lot of stolen catalytic converters are unreported by the victims ...
Toyota will stop selling diesel cars in Europe this yearPOSTED ON 12 September 2018 by Mutchima Tongjub
The Japanese auto manufacturer Toyota made a big announcement at the Geneva Motor Show. Actually, they reported that they will stop selling diesel cars in Europe by the end of this year. The company will keep selling diesel vehicles like the Hilux truck, Land Cruiser SUV and Proace van though, mostly for the demand of these types of vehicles (with a lot of space to store and a powerful motor) by the consumers, but nothing more. “DIESEL WILL BE PHASED OUT IN OUR ...
Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP) ?POSTED ON 10 September 2018 by Alice
On the 1st of September 2018, new legislation was introduced that re-defines the standards that determine the levels of pollutants produced by light vehicles. What is the WLTP? WLTP replaces the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC), established in 1973, that defined standards to determine the level of pollutants produced by light vehicles. It also allowed constructors to evaluate the fuel consumption of their newly produced cars. However, the NEDC was based on th ...
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