German KBA watchdog agency to examine Porsche Cayenne diesel emissions

14/06/2017 14:15 CO2

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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.

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