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Study finds total PM10 emissions from EVs equal to those of modern ICEVs; role of weight and non-exhaust PM

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Non-exhaust PM factors include tire wear, brake wear, road surface wear and resuspension of road dust. For PM 2.5 Click to enlarge. Resources.

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Not Just Turbocharging: Exhaust Gases Can Generate Electricity, Too

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The exhaust gases shooting out the tailpipes of internal-combustion cars aren''t just a form of pollution, they also represent wasted energy.

The importance of considering non-exhaust traffic emissions; the role of EVs

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the criteria pollutants and CO 2 that emerge with the exhaust from the tailpipe. However, there is more than 15 years of research showing that the contribution of non-exhaust primary particles to the total traffic generated primary particles is significant in urban areas. Non-exhaust emissions require active regulation.

Algae exhaust filter cuts CO2 emissions

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An innovative new device, developed by start-up company, Ecoviate aims to slash tailpipe emissions of existing vehicles in simple and affordable way.

Siemens researching thermoelectric waste heat recovery for lower grade exhaust; industrial and mobile application

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To date, exhaust gas has generally only been used if it was hundreds of degrees Celsius hot. For example, the gas turbines in natural gas power plants produce exhaust gas that is used to generate steam for the operation of a steam turbine. Here, a prototype is being used to study the potential of recovering heat from a car’s exhaust.

Federal-Mogul Powertrain introduces enhanced exhaust insulating sleeves; higher efficiency, lower emissions

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Federal-Mogul Powertrain, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation has enhanced its line of ThermFlex exhaust insulating sleeves. Brie

WHO IARC classifies diesel exhaust as carcinogenic to humans (Group 1)

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After a week-long meeting of an expert working group, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), which is part of the World Health Organization (WHO), classified diesel engine exhaust (DEE) as carcinogenic to humans (Group 1), based on sufficient evidence that exposure is associated with an increased risk for lung cancer.

Study finds engines emit exhaust nanoparticles even when not fueled during engine braking

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The exhaust sample was taken from the exhaust manifold. Credit: ACS, Rönkkö et al. —Rönkkö et al. —Rönkkö et al. Resources.

Study finds “markedly” high levels of diesel exhaust present in commuter trains powered by locomotives in pull-mode

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However, both measurements also act as proxies for the complex mixture of gases in diesel exhaust, which is an established carcinogen and associated with respiratory, cardiovascular and reproductive health effects. paper on the study is published in the journal Atmospheric Environment. That’s comparable to the levels we see here. Resources.

2012 Toyota Prius V: Service Alert (Exhaust Actuators)

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At the end of last week, Toyota quietly announced a service campaign to rectify a potential problem with the exhaust system on the 2012 Toyota Prius V.

Will exhaust sleeves help to reduce emissions?

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The solution could be an exhaust insulating sleeve (pictured) from Federal-Mogul Corporation. The company has enhanced its Thermflex exhaust sleeves with an optimised design that can now fit any combination of tube geometries and exhaust pipe. Green cars Latest news exhaust sleeves exhaust systems Federal Mogul green cars

Study finds gasoline exhaust contributes more to formation of secondary organic aerosols than diesel

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Contrary to expectations, exhaust from gasoline vehicles contributes more to the production of secondary organic aerosols (SOA) than exhaust from diesel vehicles, according to a new study by scientists from the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), NOAA’s Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL) and other colleagues.

Study finds diesel oxidation catalyst eliminates mutagenicity of diesel exhaust in gas phase

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This can be achieved by direct measurement of the exhaust components. S9); n.s.: not significant. Credit: ACS, Westphal et al.Click to enlarge.

Study finds high exhaust temperatures within NTE operation for heavy-duty diesels with aftertreatment systems contribute to high nanoparticle concentrations

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The transient results illustrate the gradual formation of the nucleation mode particles with continuous increase in exhaust temperatures. Diesel particulate filters (DPF) and urea-based selective catalytic reduction (SCR) exhaust after-treatment systems thus have emerged as feasible strategies to meet the 2010 USEPA regulations.

Harleys with no emission controls: a much bigger problem than you know?

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Like cars, new motorcycles leave the factory with emissions-control equipment that radically reduce the volume of various pollutants released through their exhaust. emissions motorcycles Harley-Davidson ExhaustThose emission-control systems are only effective if they remain unmolested.

Corning expands light-duty vehicle exhaust filter capacity in Germany

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Corning Incorporated has boosted its light-duty vehicle filter capacity at its manufacturing facility in Kaiserslautern, Germany for both gasoline and diesel engined vehicles. Diesel vehicle manufacturers are striving for greater engine performance and fuel economy while meeting Euro 6 emissions standards under a myriad of driving conditions. Brie

Public Prosecutor: More than 2 but well below 10 suspects in VW exhaust test rigging

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Ziehe also said state police are assembling about 20 investigators to work with the prosecutor’s office. The prosecutor’s office has also retrieved “terabytes” of data and “many cartons of paper” through which it must work, Ziehe said. Brief

UBC study associates exposure to diesel exhaust with changes in DNA methylation

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In an open access study published in the journal Particle and Fibre Toxicology , a team from the University of British Columbia investigated the short-term effects of diesel exhaust inhalation on DNA methylation levels at CpG sites across the genome in circulating blood in asthmatics. Epigenetics is the study of these reactions.) Resources.

Researchers propose low-temperature SOFC unit for reducing NOx and oxidizing HCs in lean-burn engine exhaust

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Their SOFC system can be operated without consuming the anode fuel (a reductant) at temperatures near that of the engine exhaust to eliminate the need for reductant refilling and extra heating. The NO x concentration in the exhaust of an automotive gasoline engine with spark ignition can be as high as 4000 ppm. Click to enlarge.

Study estimates the composition of non-exhaust atmospheric particulate matter from traffic

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Sources and types of non-exhaust atmospheric particulate matter include: Iron, copper, antimony, and barium from brake operation. Resources.

New exhaust sleeving provides customizable flexible design for increased emissions performance

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Federal-Mogul Corporation has enhanced its line of Thermflex exhaust insulating sleeves. The optimized design can now be tailored to fit any combination of exhaust pipe and tube geometries, helping to increase efficiency of a vehicle’s exhaust system, while protecting sensitive nearby vehicle components. Brief

US study of miners links heavy exposure to diesel exhaust to increased risk of lung cancer death; researchers suggest implications for urban areas with high exhaust concentrations

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In a study of non-metal miners in the US, federal government scientists report that heavy exposure to diesel exhaust increased risk of death from lung cancer. For never-smokers, risk of lung cancer death increased with increasing diesel exhaust exposure. effect of diesel exhaust exposure on lung cancer mortality in. humans.

Study estimates 6% of lung cancer deaths in US and UK attributable to diesel exhaust

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In 2012, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), which is part of the World Health Organization (WHO), classified diesel engine exhaust (DEE) as carcinogenic to humans (Group 1). Earlier post.). Our estimates suggest that stringent occupational and environmental standards for DEE should be set. —Vermeulen et al.

HEI ACES study of lifetime animal exposure to New Technology Diesel Engine exhaust finds no lung cancer

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The first study to conduct a comprehensive evaluation of lifetime exposure to new technology diesel exhaust (NTDE)—i.e., exhaust from heavy-duty diesel engines meeting EPA 2007 and later emissions requirements—has found no evidence of carcinogenic lung tumors. Earlier post.) —ACES report. —ACES Review Panel.

Continental introducing new solutions for economic and efficient exhaust gas aftertreatment in commercial vehicles

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At the IAA in Hanover (Germany), Continental is presenting new solutions for exhaust gas aftertreatment in commercial vehicles. The technologies being shown are designed to help system suppliers and OEMs meet new exhaust emissions standards such as Euro VI (2013) and US10 /Tier4f. SCR development progress. —Dr. —Dr. Brief

Borla Performance Industries developing muffler/membrane unit for exhaust water extraction with ORNL nanopore membrane technology

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Borla Performance Industries , a leader in the design and manufacture of stainless steel performance exhaust, has an option to license a novel nanopore membrane technology developed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). industrial process streams, and solid oxide fuel cells. supports yield filters with pore sizes from 0.05 to 1 ?m.

Environment Canada study finds vehicle exhaust a significant source of isocyanic acid; suggests consideration of new emission standard

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Researchers at Environment Canada have found that vehicle exhaust is a significant source of isocyanic acid (HNCO), a toxic gaseous acid that is a product of various forms of combustion and a potential health concern. Automobile exhaust is also a known source of inorganic acids such as nitric (HNO 3 ) and nitrous (HONO) acids. and 1.2

First results from HEI/ACES murine study find few biologic effects from exposure to exhaust from new technology diesel engines

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The few effects that were reported for the rats were mild hyperplasia (cell proliferation) in the lungs and slightly reduced lung function, and were most consistent with exposure to nitrogen oxides in the engine exhaust, which are being further reduced under 2010 US EPA standards now in effect. —Dan Greenbaum, President of HEI. Jacob D.

Tesla Model X Exhaust Systems: Best Online Ad Of The Week

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It turns out that at least one website will let you order an exhaust system for the Tesla Model X--a seemingly impossible request for an all-electric crossover, especially one that hasn''t even been released yet. Here''s a tale of online shopping gone wrong.

The exhausting job of carbon-counting. The Green Piece

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Tuesday 11 November, 2012. The Green Piece Column. The Green Piece carbon carbon footprint emissions

Removing the Fuel and Exhaust Systems

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I spent most of this afternoon and evening removing the fuel tank and exhaust system. I'm using the floor jack to raise the back end of the car.

Will The CO2 In Your Car Exhaust Become Valuable?

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Whether or not you subscribe to the theory that carbon dioxide released by human activity is to blame for global warming, theres no doubt that we do release a lot of CO2 into the atmosphere. Many countries have now introduced measures to curb those emissions, something that goes hand-in-hand with reducing reliance on fossil fuels. Ironically, it

Continental acquires 100% ownership of exhaust aftertreatment JV Emitec

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Continental has acquired 100% ownership of the exhaust technologies specialist Emitec. Continental already has a comprehensive product portfolio in the field of exhaust-gas aftertreatment and works closely with Emitec. Markus Distelhoff, Head of the new reformed Fuel & Exhaust Management Business Unit. —Dr. Brief

Electric cars could save $13 billion in health costs by 2030 in 10 states: study

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Exhaust from gasoline and diesel cars contributes to air pollution that can lead to deleterious health effects after long exposure. It's entirely obvious that internal-combustion cars pose a threat not only to the environment, but also to human health. emissions health Study plug-in cars air pollution

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FEV working on water injection system using exhaust condensate; fuel consumption improvements up to 16% possible

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FEV’s system concept offers potential synergies which can be further enabled by exhaust heat recovery. Earlier post.). Earlier post.).

Daimler conducting internal investigation over exhaust emissions certification process in the US

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Daimler AG announced that it is conducting an internal investigation regarding its certification process related to exhaust emissions in the United States upon the request of the US Department of Justice (DOJ). Daimler said it is cooperating fully with the authorities. Brief

German public prosecutor opens investigation of Dr. Winterkorn in exhaust scandal

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Dr. Martin Winterkorn, the former CEO of Volkswagen AG, over the VW exhaust affair (“VW-Abgasaffäre”). The focus of the investigation is the accusation of fraud related to the sale of vehicles with manipulated exhaust systems. Volkswagen AG had filed a criminal complaint with the prosecutor’s office without naming an accused. Brief

Researchers find isolated Pd atoms efficient low-temperature catalysts to convert CO in automotive exhaust

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C as a target for achieving removal of pollutants from exhaust. Researchers have found that isolated palladium atoms on ?-alumina —Prof.

UC Riverside team wins EPA design contest with lawnmower exhaust aftertreatment device

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Then, an ultra-fine spray of urea solution is dispersed into the exhaust stream for catalytic NO x reduction. muffler provides sound reduction.

DSM Stanyl ForTii used in exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensors

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Royal DSM says a new generation of automotive exhaust gas recirculation temperature (EGRT) sensors is now being made in its Stanyl ForTii high-temperature performance polyamide 4T. With its very high temperature stability, Stanyl ForTii enables cost reduction in the production of the sensors without compromising on quality. Brief