Exhaust systems must meet strict regulatory requirements for emissions under EU VI/6 regulations. Learn about strategies and challenges to nano particle reduction as well as advances in particulate filters and aftertreatments in this section of the IQ Portal.

Contributor: Bastian Holderbaum
Posted: 03/13/2014
Bastian Holderbaum

According to a survey we have recently conducted, the optimization of aftertreatment systems is a key challenge in regard to upcoming Real Driving Emissions (RDE) regulations. Why is RDE such a challenge for the existing aftertreatment technology?

Before the introduction of RDE, the emission compliance in Europe is focusing on the NEDC. This Full Article »
Contributor: Greg Archer
Posted: 04/06/2016
When French investigators swooped on Renault to seize computers, it was yet another stark illustration of the systemic failure of car testing in Europe. Their investigation is linked to the Volkswagen emissions scandal, where national testing authorities failed to detect or even investigate the cheating – despite being made aware of the exceptionally high on-road emissions. Full Article »
Contributor: Will Hornick
Posted: 07/09/2014
Will Hornick

This morning, a colleague made me aware of a trend happening among owners of large pick-up trucks in the United States. The basic idea is that as a protest against the Obama administration's attempt at legislating via the Environmental Protection Agency under the Clean Air Act, a number of pick-up truck owners have modified their vehicles to Full Column »
Posted: 08/05/2015
INFOGRAPHIC: Are European Carmakers Failing To Meet 2020 Emission Demands
Check out the INFOGRAPHIC to see who's doing well and who should step up efforts to meet future EU demands! Full Whitepaper »
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Contributor: Automotive IQ
Posted: 11/02/2015
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During this year’s 3rd Real Driving Emissions Conference in Berlin more than 100 exhaust control and emission experts came together to discuss the latest RDE test procedures and upcoming regulations. With ongoing discussion about the right boundary conditions for RDE regulation, questions of comparability of test cycles and conditions, the Full Podcast »
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