German KBA watchdog agency to examine Porsche Cayenne diesel emissions

14/06/2017 14:15 CO2


Diesel models of Volkswagen's sports car maker Porsche test results showed much higher emissions than legally allowed, German weekly Der Spiegel reported recently. 

The head of testing at German TUV Nord test institute, Helge Schmidt, declared, that emission levels for the Porsche Cayenne V6 TDI under normal driving conditions were higher than legally allowed limits.


The German Transport Ministry has ordered the KBA watchdog agency to reexamine the Porsche emissions, a ministry spokesman declared on Monday. 


Porsche company claims it didn’t understand the test results saying that emissions depend on conditions such as engine load, speed and temperature.

Russian project will lack EU financing in consequence of US sanctions

14/09/2017 16:22:00

The Austrian OMV CEO stated that US sanctions will have a serious impact on big Russian projects. OMV is one of the investors in the Nord Stream-2 trans-Baltic gas pipeline project.


North Sea wind group enlarged with one more gas grid operator

14/09/2017 14:53:00

Gasunie, the gas grid operator in the Netherlands, will become a part of the North Sea Wind Power Hub conglomerate.


(13.09.2017): Weekly Energy Market Review at a Glance

14/09/2017 13:09:00

Here's a quick snapshot of the main energy indicators in the last 7 days.