Passenger cars and heavy duty vehicles exhaust emissions under real driving conditions


  • Agnieszka Merkisz-Guranowska Poznan University of Technology, Faculty of Machines and Transportation, Poznan, Poland Author
  • Jacek Pielecha Poznan University of Technology, Faculty of Machines and Transportation, Poznan, Poland Author



passenger cars, heavy duty vehicles, exhaust emissions, vehicle testing, real driving emissions


In the assumptions regarding to the transport policy both at the level of country and Europe there is the concept of sustainable development of transport. Warsaw University of Technology in cooperation with Poznan University of Technology performs research work concerning the shaping of environmentally friendly transport system – Project EMITRANSYS. In this project, one of the conditions is to reduce exhaust emissions by means of transport. The paper presents the reasons for the testing of the exhaust emissions under Real Driving Emissions testing (RDE). Research potential of Institute of Combustion Engines and Transport at Poznan University of Technology in the area of road testing of passenger and heavy-duty vehicles has been presented in the paper. Example test results have been shown in the aspect of the emission-related classification of vehicles.


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Merkisz-Guranowska, A., & Pielecha, J. (2014). Passenger cars and heavy duty vehicles exhaust emissions under real driving conditions. Archives of Transport, 31(3), 47-59.


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