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Vehicle Emissions Laboratories of the Joint Research Centre

The JRC's Vehicle Emissions Laboratory based in Ispra comprises major testing facilities capable of conducting emissions tests on on-road vehicles and non-road machines. 

Since 2004 VELA is complemented by tests conducted on the road using Portable Emissions Measurement Systems installed on board of a variety of vehicles, ranging from passenger cars to large heavy-duty engines. Research findings have provided scientific support for the development of new elements in EU Directives.

Find out more on the Vehicle Emissions Laboratories.

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