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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1584: tabled on 05 September 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 8 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes the changes which came into effect on 1 September 2018 regarding how new cars are tested for miles per gallon assessment; recognises that millions of motorists over many years expressed annoyance and anger at the previous tests, the results of which grossly overestimated miles per gallon only achievable in a totally unrealistic way; and calls for the new test to be monitored in such a way that motorists can have confidence that the mpg figure they see advertised is achievable in real world driving circumstances rather than carefully controlled lab conditions.