Diesel: Berlin Orders the Recall of 774,000 Mercedes in Europe

The German Ministry of Transport has ordered the immediate recall of 774,000 Mercedes vehicles equipped with software capable of distorting emissions levels. The German Ministry of Transport ordered on Monday 12th June, the immediate recall across Europe of 774,000 Mercedes vehicles , equipped with software capable of skewing emissions levels. “The government is ordering an immediate official recall due …

Fuels: Why Pump Prices Will Continue to Rise

Geopolitical context, rising national taxes … fuels for the car is expensive for a few weeks, especially if you drive diesel, and it’s not over. 1.40 euro on average for a litre of diesel . Almost a cent more than last week according to France Info . The unleaded SP95 is close to 1.49 euros, an increase of 0.65 cents. While the SP98 …

Automobile: Is This Really the End of Diesel?

Porsche has just announced the end of the diesel engine on its bestseller, the Macan SUV. And this is not an isolated case. Statements to this effect are multiplying. The “Dieselgate” never stops making waves. This scandal, created by Volkswagen’s lie about the polluting emissions of its diesel engines , has discredited diesel as a whole. And since the politicians got involved in the debate, the spirits ignited: …

Pollution Peak in Toulouse: Reduction of 20km/h of Maximum Authorized Speeds

Toulouse and the Haute-Garonne is affected by an episode of pollution, Sunday 25th  February, 2018. The prefecture has decided to lower the maximum authorized speed of 20 km/h. Details. The department of Haute-Garonne is concerned by exceeding the alert threshold for a phenomenon of atmospheric pollution to particles in suspension for the day of Sunday 25th February, 2018. …

Air Quality in Brittany: Fine Particle Pollution Alert

Due to an episode of pollution in Brittany, an alert procedure is activated in several departments from Thursday 22nd February. What there is to know. Due to a pollution episode , Air Breizh , the body responsible for air quality monitoring in Brittany , triggered on Thursday 22nd February 2018 an information and recommendation procedure for sensitive and vulnerable people, also valid Friday 23rd …

More than 300,000 Anti-Pollution Stamps Issued in Haute-Garonne and Toulouse

Over 300,000 Crit’air stamps were issued at the moment in Haute-Garonne. This should allow the implementation of differentiated traffic in case of pollution. 300,000 Crit’air thumbnail , or pollution, were issued in Haute-Garonne , announces the prefecture News Toulouse, Tuesday 23rd January, 2018. This vignette compulsory at the next peak of pollution, should help to establish Toulouse differentiated traffic if …

Pollution in Toulouse, Reduced Speeds on Sunday, Not Alternating Traffic

The prefecture decided to lower speed limits for Sunday 19th November, 2017 instead of alternating traffic … The prefecture of Haute-Garonne on Saturday 18th November, 2017, has decided that the traffic speeds will be reduced again on  Sunday 19th November. This decrease in speed aims to counter the fierce air pollution episode that has lasted for several days …