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Is facing huge fines, its reputation in tatters, and a CEO on the edge.It did so through a clever piece of software that could identify when it was being tested and reduce harmful exhaust so it looked as if the cars met requirements, when in fact they didn was caught by independent testing carried out by a clean air advocacy group,The International Council on Clean Transportation, which tested the cars because it thought they were such a great example of how diesel could be a clean fuel.Here a rundown on what happened and when.Most car manufacturers use a urea injection system, often called AdBlue, which uses a chemical catalyst to make sure unburnt fuel doesn get into the exhaust.But VW says it can meet the regulation without the AdBlue system on many of its cars. Thought the vehicles would be clean. Study tests three cars in real world conditions a 2012 VW Jetta, a 2013 VW Passat and a BMW X5 SUV, under both laboratory and road conditions, finding huge differences in the amount of harmful emissions.The group tests one on nearly 4,000 kilometres of highway driving between California and Washington State.The tests find that the Jetta exceeds nitrous oxide caps by 15 to 35 times, with the Passat exceeding emissions caps by 5 to 20 times.Meanwhile the BMW met all the standards under normal driving conditions.The two groups alert the California Air Resources Board and Environmental Protection Agency in 2014.The EPA and CARB put the findings to .The company disputes the test results various technical issues but implement a voluntary recall of nearly 500,000 cars in December 2014 to put in a software patch they claim will fix the issue.It doesn and CARB and the EPA keep pushing to find out why the cars own diagnostics systems don register the high emissions under test conditions.
Hart Schaffner Marx: When Harry and Hart Marx opened their doors in Chicago in 1887, it was on the retail side of the clothing business, but early successes on the wholesale side led to a government contract. That in turn created the critical mass that pushed the company to move from focusing on made to measure suits to large scale manufacturing of off the rack, pre sized versions the basis for the label’s claim that it was the first to introduce suits tailored to different body types. According to company history it was also the first to introduce zippered trousers and tropical weight wools.
You allowed your smile to return and you said, alright. I know you rather be here than in the lab if you could. Straight, he agreed, attention finally drifting to your surroundings. In this work, the highest capacitance value, 2.82 0.64 nF, was achieved by capacitors (10 mm 10 mm) with polyimide insulating layers thinner than 1 m, suggesting that the polyimide inkjet printing approach is an efficient way for producing dielectric components of microelectronic devices. J. Appl.