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Australians Launch $1 Billion Lawsuit against Toyota for Emissions Scandal

Australians Launch $1 Billion Lawsuit against Toyota for Emissions Scandal

Lawyers in Australia launched a lawsuit against one of the most popular carmakers in the world. The case involves around 500,000 diesel vehicles that are allegedly equipped with defeat devices intended to manipulate emissions tests. According to the lawyers, Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited allegedly developed diesel engines with design elements for enhancing vehicle performance by manipulating emissions control systems. As such, during testing, the vehicles are programmed to perform in a manner that adheres to emissions regulations. The emissions control system works differently, though, once the vehicles are driven on real-world road conditions. Thus, Toyota diesel vehicles pass the…
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Ban of Diesel and Petrol Cars Set for 2035 in EU

Ban of Diesel and Petrol Cars Set for 2035 in EU

The European Commission and the European Parliament have decided on the start date of the ban on diesel and petrol vehicle sales in the European Union. Beginning in the year 2035, carmakers will be prohibited to sell combustion-powered vehicles in EU countries. Diesel and petrol vehicles, and even plug-in hybrid and hybrid cars, release some amount of carbon dioxide (CO2). They are primary contributors to air pollution. They also emit nitrogen oxides, a reactive group of gases that contains nitric oxide or NO and nitrogen dioxide or NO2. The only vehicles that do not release harmful greenhouse gases into the…
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