The European Parliament will investigate alleged regulatory failures by the European Commission and member states that led to the Volkswagen emissions scandal.
The Parliament agreed to establish a 45-member inquiry committee on Thursday to investigate the alleged failure of the Commission to introduce tests reflecting the real-world driving conditions.
Member states and the Commission have agreed testing rules that would allow carmakers to overshoot agreed emission limits by up to 110%. MEPs will hold a separate vote in January on whether to veto these test rules.
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