EURO 6 – the latest emission standard – reduced the limits for the amount of nitrogen oxides emitted by cars with the diesel engines. The permitted average level of CO2 emission for particular vehicle manufacturers was also reduced, but most importantly, they manner of measuring the emission was changed.
Although not everybody is fond of them, the EURO standards – limiting i.a. nitrogen oxides and particulate matter emission – have been a necessity. It is these regulations that forced the car manufacturers to find better and more ecological solutions. What has the EURO 5 standard introduced?
There are more and more cars, and as the result, more and more emitted pollution – it’s impact on the environment could not be left unnoticed. Therefore, already during the 80s of the 20th century, the so-called R49 regulation was introduced, and since the beginning of the 90s the EURO standards have been applied in the European Union and EEA. Learn more about the Euro 4 standard.
The manufacturing of cars in Poland is mainly… a memory. A more or a less dear one. However, there are those who still dream about the Polish cars. Who knows, maybe it will happen again – there are many plans, even for mass-production, but so far, no results.
Peugeot, Citroën, Renault – when it comes to the French cars, it is these brands which come to mind first. It’s no surprise. Each of these French car brands has incredibly rich history, where not only many models of city cars were present, but also… sports cars.
Contemporary car are equipped with numerous electronic systems – such as the ones which facilitate controlling and maintaining the correct technical condition of the vehicle. They signal any potential irregularities by lighting warnings on your dashboard. What do the particular car warning lights indicate?
The Italian car brands are associated with sophistication and flair – beautiful lines which… not always have much in common with usefulness. However, the automotive industry in Italy is incredibly diverse, from the Piaggio micro cars to the Ferrari racing cars.
Nowadays, the car air conditioning is almost a necessary equipment of every car – not only the passenger one. The heat of summer makes it unimaginable to travel without this facility. The air conditioning in the car is a solution which allows traveling with pleasure. What should you know about it?
Massive, gas-guzzling, exaggerated in every aspect – this is how American car brands have been perceived for years. Is such view right – and if yes – has anything changed in this matter? Here’s what you should know about car manufacturers from USA.
German cars are extremely popular in almost every category. German sports cars, the luxurious cars, and more and more electric cars are especially popular. No wonder – the German car brands have been building their reputation for years.
Japanese car brands are recognised and valued all over the world – not only for their share in the passenger cars, but also for other areas of activity. A lot of things are changing, the globalisation keeps on spreading, and yet the Japanese cars stand out from others.
Sometimes identical elements can be found in cars of completely different price ranges. It is not a coincidence – car brands which work individually are becoming increasingly rare cases. Grouping has become profitable due to the globalisation – that’s why the groups are expanding each year.