The parameters of passenger cars engine in terms of real drive emission test


  • Jerzy Merkisz Poznan University of Technology, Faculty of Machines and Transportation, Poznan, Poland Author
  • Marianna Jacyna Warsaw University of Technology, Facluty of Transport, Warsaw, Poland Author
  • 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



exhaust emission, road tests, passenger cars


This paper presents the preliminary concept research to develop the test used in the measurement of emissions in real traffic conditions for passenger vehicles. Work based on the lack of legal solutions for determining the environmental performance of light vehicles – as opposed to heavy-duty vehicles for which such regulations have specified. The elaboration is to compare the emission test used in clinical approval of passenger cars, while the synthesis of the results obtained under different conditions road tests. The intention is to develop a test for assessing the ecological vehicle in real traffic conditions, where restrictions will only drive type (gasoline engine, diesel engine, hybrid vehicle), which is consistent with the requirements of the certification tests. The result should be the foundation for the development of the test in terms of: the duration, to determine the operating conditions and vehicle and proposals for emission limit values.


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Merkisz, J., Jacyna, M., Merkisz-Guranowska, A., & Pielecha, J. (2014). The parameters of passenger cars engine in terms of real drive emission test. Archives of Transport, 32(4), 43-50.


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