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Flying Spur Hybrid Crowned Greenest Bentley Ever
Flying Spur Hybrid Crowned Greenest Bentley Ever

3 May 2022, 14:20 UTC / As expected, the Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid is a more fuel-efficient car than the Bentley Bentayga Hybrid under the WLTP

 
BMW M3 Touring Teased Yet Again, It Is Happening This Year
BMW M3 Touring Teased Yet Again, It Is Happening This Year

2 Jan 2022, 12:00 UTC / The first-ever BMW M3 Touring is set for a 2022 reveal. The latest teaser for the German performance wagon reveals further information on it

 
2022 Mercedes EQS EPA Range Estimate Is Significantly Smaller Than WLTP Estimate
2022 Mercedes EQS EPA Range Estimate Is Significantly Smaller Than WLTP Estimate

8 Oct 2021, 18:34 UTC / The official EPA range numbers for the 2022 Mercedes EQS have been revealed. As expected, they are lower than the converted WLTP figures. Much lower, though.

 
2022 BMW iX xDrive40 Priced at €77,300, WLTP Range Is 400-Plus Kilometers
2022 BMW iX xDrive40 Priced at €77,300, WLTP Range Is 400-Plus Kilometers

17 Mar 2021, 12:10 UTC / The 2022 BMW iX electric SUV will arrive at European dealers by year's end in two dual-motor flavors: the xDrive40 and xDrive50

 
WLTP Gets Stricter in September, Volkswagen Explains How
WLTP Gets Stricter in September, Volkswagen Explains How

21 Jun 2019, 09:39 UTC / From this September, WLTP will include a rating for customer operation up to a mileage of 100,000 km (62,000 miles) and EVAP

 
What Is the Green NCAP?
What Is the Green NCAP?

6 Apr 2019, 10:10 UTC / The Green NCAP procedure meant to provide the most comprehensive independent information to consumers about as many vehicles as possible

 
2019 Volkswagen Arteon Priced from $35,845 in the U.S., Starts Selling in April
2019 Volkswagen Arteon Priced from $35,845 in the U.S., Starts Selling in April

28 Mar 2019, 16:17 UTC / The Volkswagen Arteon SE FWD will sell starting from $35,845, while the SE 4Motion begins at $37,645 and will be available in April

 
Audi Sales Drop 3.5 Percent in 2018
Audi Sales Drop 3.5 Percent in 2018

11 Jan 2019, 09:12 UTC / Audi sold in 2018 a total of 1,812,500 cars, a number that represents a decrease of 3.5 percent over 2017, caused by WLTP and other factors

 
Cayenne and Macan Drag Porsche Sales to Record Figure in 2018
Cayenne and Macan Drag Porsche Sales to Record Figure in 2018

10 Jan 2019, 15:52 UTC / The SUVs of the brand, the Cayenne and Macan, sit at the top of the sales charts when talking about units sold, with 71,458 and 86,031, respectively

 
Despite Adversities, Volkswagen Is on Track for Another Record Year
Despite Adversities, Volkswagen Is on Track for Another Record Year

17 Dec 2018, 10:15 UTC / In the biggest Volkswagen markets , Germany and China, the increase was a tad smaller, 0.4 percent and 2.2 percent, respectively.

 
Hyundai Downgrades Kona Electric Range Following WLTP Mess-Up
Hyundai Downgrades Kona Electric Range Following WLTP Mess-Up

5 Dec 2018, 15:27 UTC / As expected, Hyundai is also affected by the WLTP error that resulted in the downgrade of the Kia e-Niro's range for both battery options

 
Bentley Lost Money, Delayed Launch Of Continental GT Due To WLTP
Bentley Lost Money, Delayed Launch Of Continental GT Due To WLTP

23 Nov 2018, 21:18 UTC / "Close to catastrophic" is how Bentley's CEO describes the switch from NEDC to WLTP, but in truth, incompetence is the culprit

 
Renault Megane Gets 140 and 160 HP Turbo Engines With GPF
Renault Megane Gets 140 and 160 HP Turbo Engines With GPF

21 Nov 2018, 17:04 UTC / The 1.5 dCi diesel will also be joined by a new 1.8-liter with 120 or 150 HP, replacing the 1.6-liter unit that no longer complies with emissions regs

 
Volkswagen Sales Take a Dive in October
Volkswagen Sales Take a Dive in October

12 Nov 2018, 16:29 UTC / Volkswagen sales drop 6.2 precent in October compare to the same month of last year on account on bad performances in China and Europe

 
VW Passat Gets 1.5 TSI Even Before Facelift Due to WLTP
VW Passat Gets 1.5 TSI Even Before Facelift Due to WLTP

11 Oct 2018, 20:55 UTC / The Pasat only has three engines right now: 150 HP 1.5 TSI, 150 HP 2.0 TDI and 190 HP 2.0 TDI. All the big guns are missing

 
BMW i3 REx Discontinued in Europe
BMW i3 REx Discontinued in Europe

5 Oct 2018, 14:43 UTC / It's the end of the road for the BMW i3 REx, and the Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Test Procedure is to blame for its dismissal

 
Is It Cheating?
Is It Cheating?

30 Sep 2018, 07:20 UTC / In August, a total of total of 1.17 million cars were sold in Europe, a number boosted by sales in the business and fleet segments as WLTP kicked in.

 
2019 Peugeot 308 GTi Loses Horsepower, Gains Torque
2019 Peugeot 308 GTi Loses Horsepower, Gains Torque

28 Sep 2018, 15:51 UTC / Bad news for Peugeot 308 GTi enthusiasts! Not only is the French hot hatch down on horsepower, but it also gained a bit more weight

 
WLTP Inflates European Car Sales to Record Levels in August
WLTP Inflates European Car Sales to Record Levels in August

25 Sep 2018, 09:10 UTC / JATO Dynamics blames automakers for registering their vehicles as a means to circumvent the coming into effect of the WLTP testing procedure.

 
Volkswagen Discontinues Golf GTI in Europe, Golf GTI Performance Lives On
Volkswagen Discontinues Golf GTI in Europe, Golf GTI Performance Lives On

19 Jul 2018, 14:40 UTC / If you're planning on getting an all-new Golf GTI, you'd better hurry because the remaining stock is all that's left for the seventh generation of the Golf