Thu.Nov 28, 2019

JRC: Traffic measures could effectively reduce NO2 concentrations by 40% in European cities

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Concentrations of the harmful NO 2 pollutant across 30 major European cities could be reduced by up to 40% with the correct traffic policy measures, according to EU Joint Research Center (JRC) scientists.

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Review: Mini Clubman

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Boris Johnson is getting closer to his wish of pulling the UK out of the EU, so I like to think that he’s quietly eyeing up a replacement for his ageing Toyota Previa and quite fancies the Mini Clubman

Largest pilot plant for CO2-neutral production of hydrogen begins operation at voestalpine site in Linz

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What is currently the world’s largest pilot plant for the CO 2 -neutral production of hydrogen has successfully commenced operation at the voestalpine site in Linz, simultaneously setting an international milestone in the advancement of new energy supply options.

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UK police to trial 210hp Ford Ranger Raptor pick-up

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Police forces across the UK are set to trial Ford’s latest blue-light vehicle – a 105mph Ford Ranger Raptor

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ZF establishes third research and development center in China

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ZF Friedrichshafen AG is establishing a third Chinese research and development center in Guangzhou in southern China. ZF already has two development centers in China, both located in Shanghai. With their respective focus on the development of active and passive safety technology as well as driveline and chassis technology, the two centers support ZF customers throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

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Harvard study links short-term exposure to PM2.5 with risks of common but rarely studied causes of hospital admissions; substantial economic costs

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Hospitalizations for several common diseases—including septicemia (serious bloodstream infection), fluid and electrolyte disorders, renal failure, urinary tract infections, and skin and tissue infections—have been linked for the first time with short-term exposure to fine particulate air pollution (PM 2.5 ), according to a comprehensive new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. In addition, the study found that even small increases in PM 2.5

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