Investigations

Investigations

Dieselgate Reloaded Investigation Overview

The Dieselgate scandal represents one of the most outstanding examples of the trade-off leading our consumption-driven society: Comfortable Life Vs Healthy Life. Cars make life easier, but at a cost. While the utility of a vehicle is visible to everyone, its toxic emissions are as invisible as the air that we breath. What is invisible […]

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[:en]Footing Dieselgate Bill: Health[:]

[:en]Air pollution has a significant impact on the health of Europeans, particularly in urban areas. It also has a considerable economic impact, cutting lives short, increasing medical costs and reducing productivity through working days lost across the economy. Europe’s most troublesome pollutants is particulate matter – PM – and nitrogen oxygen – NOx -. A […]

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[:en]Footing Dieselgate Bill: Boring but useful paperwork[:]

[:en]Generally, the first reaction when put in front of legislative work, laws and similar paperwork is boredom. But what if we told you that a draft law, a proposal for legislation, that every legislative provisional is the outcome of balance of interests ? And what are the real interests at stake? One would assume that […]

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[:en]Footing Dieselgate Bill: Introduction[:]

[:en]The Volkswagen-driven Dieselgate scandal exposed the hidden contraventions in emissions measurements in the automotive sector in Europe. Diesel car emissions have been proven to be much higher in actual driving condition than in laboratory tests that are used to calculate emission output.┬áBoth EU Member States and the Commission are responsible for the poor enforcement of […]