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, Volume 78, Issue 6, pp 28–35 | Cite as

Impact of RDE Legislation on Test-bed Measurements

  • Matthias SchröderEmail author
  • Natalie Baltes
  • Joel Danzer
Cover Story

Real Driving Emissions (RDE) legislation introduces on-the-road testing for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles, which will significantly affect not just certification, but also engine and vehicle development as well as field monitoring. In light of these new legal requirements, Horiba Europe describes the impact of RDE legislation on future test-bed measurements as well as supporting solutions.

Real Driving Emissions Legislation

Two years ago the Member States of the European Union agreed a set of new requirements and testing procedures for certifying passenger cars and light commercial vehicles on the road, using portable emission measuring technology (the Portable Emission Measurement System, PEMS). As well as a new Worldwide Harmonized Light-Duty Vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP), which includes the new Worldwide Harmonized Light-Duty Vehicles Test Cycle (WLTC) for laboratories, from September 2017 the RDE legislation, divided into four packages, introduces new requirements...

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthias Schröder
    • 1
    Email author
  • Natalie Baltes
    • 2
  • Joel Danzer
    • 3
  1. 1.Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbHWiesbadenGermany
  2. 2.Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbHWiesbadenGermany
  3. 3.Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbHWiesbadenGermany

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