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Mexico Adopts New Computer-based Smog Checks

Officials in the greater Mexico City area have been unable to stop corruption at vehicle emissions testing centers, so they are now going to inspect most cars by computer. Inspection stations currently measure tailpipe emissions, but inspectors have been found switching cars and results to help dirty vehicles pass. Now, sensors will be hooked to car's own onboard computers and the readings will be relayed to a central processing station. About two-thirds of the 5.4 million...

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