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Trek highlights green credentials of plug-ins

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The trip was sponsored by Florida Toyota dealer Earl Stewart to show the need for clean emission vehicles. How do you prove the benefits of a plug-in hybrid car to the public? Why set yourself a mechanical challenge of course. A Florida car dealer set a mission to drive 1,100 miles in a Toyota Prius, which had been modified as a plug-in hybrid, while burning as little petrol as possible.

Hertz introduces CNG vehicle rentals in US; Civics and Yukons

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Hertz is committed to providing our customers with a full spectrum of vehicle options to suit their rental needs including clean emission vehicles such as CNG, electric vehicles, as well as other fuel-efficient vehicles included in our Green Traveler Collection. As more low emission, fuel efficient vehicles become available for general use we will continue to expand our rental fleet, reflecting our dedication to offering sustainable travel options.

Southland Transportation adds 101 Blue Bird Propane Vision buses to districts in Canada

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Districts in Canada are specifying the technology due to the superior cold weather operation, reduced maintenance and clean emissions, the company said. The Propane Vision buses are projected to lower hydrocarbon emissions by 80%.

POSTECH, Hyundai team develops new more thermally robust catalyst for NOx reduction with diesel engines

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Improvement of the thermal durability of the SCR catalysts would therefore be the key to maximizing the fuel efficiency, as well as to producing clean emissions from diesel engines. Catalysts Diesel Emissions Engines

SwRI and USTA researchers to develop a novel catalyst for low-temperature SCR

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Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) and The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) announced funding for a new joint research projects to advance clean emission technologies. SwRI and UTSA plan to develop a novel catalyst for low-temperature SCR to reduce emissions. The project “Development of New Ruthenium Catalysts for the Low-temperature Reduction of NO x Emissions from Vehicle Exhaust” will be led by SwRI Principal Scientist Dr. Gordon J.

MotoCzysz Electric Superbike Tackling 2010 Isle of Man TT Zero Race

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In 2009, the event held a clean emissions race, TT Zero , conceived with the support and involvement of numerous departments of the Isle of Man Government as part of the Island’s Freedom to Flourish program. seconds (87.434 mph) in the 2009 clean emissions race. The battery electric MotoCzysz E1pc superbike is one of the contenders in the 2010 Isle of Man TT Zero race for electric bikes today (Thursday).

Ford to offer 2014 F-150 with natural gas option

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Businesses and fleet customers have been asking Ford to make F-150 available with CNG capability to take advantage of the fuel’s low price and clean emissions. CNG Ford F-150. Click to enlarge.

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Upcoming Mazda2 will offer new SKYACTIV 1.5-liter diesel

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a newly developed 1.5-liter clean diesel engine making use of the company’s next-generation SKYACTIV technology. clean diesel engine available in models such as the Mazda CX-5, the SKYACTIV-D 1.5 clean diesel engine will be introduced to the Japanese market where it will meet Japan’s Post New Long-term Emissions Regulations as a diesel-powered compact car. Diesel Emissions Fuel Efficiency

U. Mich, Ford team studies effect of ethanol in reducing PM from DISI engines; insights into fueling strategies to reduce soot

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Their results, they said, can provide insight into fueling strategies to reduce soot emissions in DISI engines. However, one of the other attributes of gasoline direct injected engines is higher particulate emissions. Emissions Engines Ethanol

Mazda introduces HAZUMI concept along with new 1.5-liter SKYACTIV-D diesel

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This compact and lightweight clean diesel engine is designed for combustion efficiency, just like the larger displacement SKYACTIV-D 2.2. The result is cleaner combustion with low NO x and soot emissions. HAZUMI. Click to enlarge.

Researchers Say Mix of Policies and Current or Near-Term Technologies Could Phase Out US CO2 Emissions from Coal-Fired Power Plants by 2030

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Life-cycle GHG emissions from fossil and alternative sources of electricity. This global climate change problem becomes manageable only if society deals quickly with emissions of carbon dioxide from burning coal in electric power plants, they state.

Valence set to power world’s first zero carbon Grand Prix

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Leading provider of lithium iron batteries for vehicles, Valence Technology, has provided ten of its U-Charge XP energy storage solutions for Imperial College London’s student entry into the TTXGP – the world’s first clean emission motorcycle Grand Prix, on the Isle of Man.

Are supercars going green?

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It consumes the excess carbon in the cylinder during the burn to gain a 15-30 per cent improvement in fuel mileage, while producing near zero carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. So, in effect, this is a supercar capable of around 200mph and yet it has very clean emissions.

Hyperion Unveils Design of its Small Modular Nuclear Reactor, the Hyperion Power Module

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A true SMR design, that delivers a safe, simple and small source of clean, emission-free, robust and reliable power is needed today—not years from now. At the recent Annual Winter Conference of the American Nuclear Society in Washington, and simultaneously at the “Powering Toward 2020” conference in London, England, Hyperion Power Generation Inc.