China’s Vehicle Emission Fraud “Greater Compared to Volkswagen’s”


China’s Vehicle Emission Fraud “Greater Than Volkswagen’s” An expert from a company which usually conducts vehicle emission tests reports that Chinese companies are tampering with diesel vehicle emissions data much more so than Volkswagen has. Tiongkok Qiyan’s Vehicle Emissions Department vice minister Li Wei said that the raising of Chinese emission requirements has increased costs, thus making the temptation to cheat irresistible. Rigorous test conditions can easily be adapted to in order to create more favorable yet unrepresentative emissions data. Also, several garages can be bribed to rig annual service checks. One netizen said vehicles churning out black smoke was a common sight.

Source: Netease