Mercedes-AMG, Garrett developing 48V electric exhaust gas turbocharger

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An electric exhaust gas turbocharger, which in future will be used for the first time in a series production model, is already in the final stages of development. This electronically-controlled electric motor drives the compressor wheel before this accepts the exhaust gas flow.

2020 129

Emissions Analytics finds pollution from tire wear can be 1,000x worse than exhaust emissions

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Pollution from tire wear can be 1,000 times worse than a car’s exhaust emissions, Emissions Analytics has found. New cars now emit very little in the way of particulate matter but there is growing concern around non-exhaust emissions (NEEs).

2020 156

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Study links exposure to diesel exhaust particles to pneumococcal disease susceptibility

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Researchers from the University of Liverpool, Queen Mary University, London and Trinity College Dublin have linked exposure to diesel exhaust particles (DEPs) to susceptibility to pneumococcal disease.

2020 112

Japan, China researchers develop plasma-assisted MnO2 filter that produces zero-NO2, -SO2 diesel exhaust

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This research, published in the journal Separation and Purification Technology , shows that ozone can be used to remove not only SO x but also NO x from fossil fuel combustion exhaust streams. In this study, to improve absorption performance of SO 2 and NO 2 , we added ozone in exhaust gas.

2019 134

UK expert group focuses attention on non-exhaust emissions from road traffic as regulatory concern

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A new report released by the Air Quality Expert Group ( AQEG ) in the UK recommends as an immediate priority that non-exhaust emissions (NEE) are recognized as a source of ambient concentrations of airborne PM, even for vehicles with zero exhaust emissions of particles.

2019 124

Researchers develop effective exhaust catalyst for lower temperature exhaust

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To improve fuel efficiency, advanced combustion engines are being designed to minimize the amount of waste heat in the exhaust. As a result, future generations of exhaust after-treatment catalysts must perform at temperatures that are 100 °C lower than current catalysts. The researchers designed a catalyst that could endure engine exhaust temperatures of up to 800 ˚C encountered under high engine loads.

Study suggests particulates from brake dust may have same harmful effects on immune cells as diesel exhaust

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Metal particles from the abrasion of brake pads (brake abrasion dust, BAD) may cause inflammation and reduce the ability of immune cells to kill bacteria, similarly to particles derived from diesel exhaust particles (DEP), according to a new study led by researchers at King’s College London.

2020 112

BorgWarner Exhaust Heat Recovery System for hybrids can improve fuel economy by up to 8.5%

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Developed for hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), BorgWarner’s innovative Exhaust Heat Recovery System (EHRS) can improve fuel economy by up to 8.5% The EHRS reduces mechanical losses by using the energy conserved within the exhaust gas.

2018 113

MAN Engines showcasing D3876 diesel engine for EU Stage V locomotives without exhaust after-treatment systems

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One of its outstanding features is the in-line six, which meets the EU Stage V emission standard for locomotives without the need for an exhaust after-treatment system (EATS). The MAN D3876 LE63x meets EU Stage V for locomotives without the need for exhaust after-treatment systems.

2018 127

Continental shows off-road exhaust gas aftertreatment solutions

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At Agritechnica in Hanover, the world’s leading trade fair for agricultural machinery and equipment, Continental is presenting exhaust aftertreatment solutions for agricultural and construction machinery.

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. Non-exhaust emissions tend to contain mostly PM 10 , but a significant proportion of the emissions contains fine PM 2.5

2016 163

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 pried off the rubber rings holding the exhaust system to the car so I didn't have to cut them. Death to the catalytic converter and the last of the exhaust system!

2008 130

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. One way to use some of that energy has been turbocharging: An exhaust-driven turbine runs a compressor that packs more air into the combustion chambers, allowing more gasoline to be injected, thus producing

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 carsLooking to make your vehicle more environmentally friendly without breaking the bank?

IAV develops new close-coupled diesel exhaust gas aftertreatment system for improved emissions reduction

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IAV has developed a particularly closed-coupled diesel exhaust gas aftertreatment (EAT) system. A key contribution to this performance must come from the exhaust gas aftertreatment system—across the entire speed and load range.

2017 98

Study finds long-term exposure to black carbon from traffic exhaust at residential address increases the risk of stroke

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Long-term residential exposure to locally emitted black carbon (BC) from traffic exhaust increases the risk of stroke even in low-pollution environments, according to a study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet and other universities in Sweden. The open-access study, published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives , suggests that it is mainly black carbon from traffic exhaust that increases the risk for stroke, and not particulate matter from other sources.

2019 65

Researchers developing free-piston linear generator for exhaust waste heat recovery

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Researchers in China have developed a novel free-piston linear generator (FPLG) to recover exhaust waste heat efficiently from a vehicle engine. The two cylinders are alternately in the intake-expansion stroke and exhaust stroke.

2017 90

Study suggests some filtering of particulates from diesel exhaust may worsen allergy-induced lung impairment due to increase in NO2

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Air pollution from diesel engines may worsen allergy-induced lung impairment more when tiny particles are filtered from the exhaust than when they are not, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. They all also breathed air with no diesel exhaust or allergen, which served as the control.

2019 70

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. ThermFlex can expand to twice its original diameter to accommodate the flanges and bends typically seen on exhaust system components.

2016 93

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 PM factors include tire wear, brake wear, road surface wear and resuspension of road dust. Non-exhaust emissions require active regulation.

2016 94

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

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Exhaust particle size distributions measured by ELPI (color map) and particle concentration measured by CPC (white line) during individual engine braking conditions (speed change from 32 km/h to 0 km/h). The exhaust sample was taken from the exhaust manifold.

2014 134

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. SCR technology involves injecting a urea-water solution into the exhaust stream to reduce the amount of nitrogen oxide in exhaust gases. Markus Distelhoff, Head of the new reformed Fuel & Exhaust Management Business Unit.

Auto Exhaust Contributes To Clogged Arteries, Study Finds

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What''s more worrying is that good cholesterol can change into bad cholesterol, and it could be car exhaust fumes that make it happen. You learn something new every day: Cholesterol, a little like bacteria, comes in body "good" and "bad" forms. All those low-cholesterol spread adverts have been lying to us! Researchers at UCLA have discovered that

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

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A team of University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering students have won an EPA student design contest for developing an exhaust aftertreatment device that cuts CO, NO x and PM emissions from lawnmowers.

2014 115

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

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FEV is developing a water injection system for internal combustion engines using condensate from exhaust gases, the “Extended Direct Condensate Injection” system. FEV’s system concept offers potential synergies which can be further enabled by exhaust heat recovery.

2015 96

Algae exhaust filter cuts CO2 emissions

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According to the firm’s Kickstarter funding page, the new CO2ube device, which fits onto the exhaust pipe of a vehicle, uses algae photosynthesis to[.].

DENSO and IBIDEN to collaborate on next-generation vehicle exhaust systems and vehicle electrification

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form ed a capital and business alliance jointly to develop next-generation vehicle exhaust systems. This collaboration will combine IBIDEN’s advantages in high-performance ceramic materials with DENSO’s advantages in developing products as systems to develop high-performance, simple and low-cost vehicle exhaust systems. DENSO has developed and provided systems components to better control the intake, power, and exhaust events in the operating cycle of gasoline and diesel engines.

2017 64

Stena Line seeking novel approaches to recover energy from exhaust gases from ship engines

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Stena Line is seeking novel, cost-effective approaches to recover energy from exhaust gases from ship engines and to transform it into a more useful energy form (e.g., Stena Line said that it is especially interested in industrial-scale applications of thermoelectric generators (TEG) that use the temperature difference between the exhaust gas and the ambient air to directly transform waste heat into electricity. direct exhaust gas turbines.

2017 60

Viable exhaust-driven on-board ethanol reforming for improvements in fuel economy and emissions

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A team at Monsanto and colleagues at AVL Powertrain have successfully designed and demonstrated an onboard low-temperature ethanol reformer that can be driven by exhaust heat. Because exhaust-driven reforming uses only waste engine heat, it avoids this efficiency hit, the authors note.

2013 103

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). Silverman, Eric Garshick, Jelle Vlaanderen, Ltzen Portengen, and Kyle Steenland (2013) “Exposure-Response Estimates for Diesel Engine Exhaust and Lung Cancer Mortality Based on Data from Three Occupational Cohorts,” Environ Health Perspect doi: 10.1289/ehp.1306880.

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Researchers show mechanism by which diesel exhaust particles trigger respiratory “flare-ups”

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Researchers at Imperial College London, working with colleagues from King’s College London and University of British Columbia, have demonstrated a mechanism by which diesel exhaust particles directly affect the lungs to initiate symptoms such as a tightening of the airways and cough. Our work shows that particles from diesel exhaust can activate these ion channels, stimulating the nerves in the lungs.

2017 65

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.

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. As an organism lives and grows, chemical reactions activate and deactivate parts of its genome at strategic times and in specific location. Epigenetics is the study of these reactions.)

2015 96

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. Like many car-accessory websites, CARiD.com has drop-down menus that allow customers to

2014 83

Study shows biodiesel blends in buses reduce PM, other harmful exhaust elements, EC and CO

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Before they can be used, however, it is essential to understand their physical properties, combustion chemistry, and characterization of the exhaust due to a number of issues associated with fuel properties—for example, a lower heating value and higher cloud point than regular diesel. A new study on the combustion properties of biodiesel for use in urban transit buses found that using biodiesel can effectively reduce the mass of particulate matter released in both hot and cold idle modes.

2014 102

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

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alumina supports along with a small amount of lanthanum oxide can efficiently turn the carbon monoxide in automotive exhaust into carbon dioxide at temperatures as low as 40 ?Celsius, C as a target for achieving removal of pollutants from exhaust.

2014 99

Independent group aims to be for emissions what NCAP or IIHS is for crash safety

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Diesels emissions health Exhaust air pollution Volkswagen diesel scandalA newly formed organization called Allow Independent Road-testing (AIR) wants to make impartial emissions ratings available to vehicle shoppers. Using a simple rating from A (best) to H (worst), they would tell you, at a quick glance, how much you’re endangering the health of your family with tailpipe pollutants. Although the idea may seem.

2018 76

Study links ambient PM2.5 and ozone specifically caused by vehicle exhaust emissions to ~361,000 premature deaths worldwide in 2010 and ~385,000 in 2015

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Exhaust from on-road diesel vehicles was responsible for nearly half of the impacts (~181,000 premature deaths) worldwide, and fully two-thirds in India, France, Germany, and Italy. Consideration of these impacts would likely increase the estimate of health impacts from vehicle exhaust emissions.

2019 80

Workplace Charging, Hydrogen Car Tax Credit, Exhaust-Powered Generator: Today's Car News

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Today we''ve got reports on the growth of workplace electric-car charging, impeding expiration of the Federal hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle tax credit, and a new hybrid powertrain that sues exhaust gases to generate electricity. All this and more on Green Car Reports. We''ve updated our November plug-in electric car sales report with more figures.

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. The Center for Economic Criminal Matters (Zentralstelle für Wirtschaftsstrafsachen) of the German public prosecutor in Braunschweig (Staatsanwaltschaft Braunschweig) has begun an investigation of Prof.

2015 77

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. EGRT sensors are critical elements to improve overall vehicle performance, monitor emissions and improve fuel efficiency.

Cummins and Cummins Westport recalling 25,013 natural gas engines over exhaust fire risk

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are recalling a total of 25,013 Cummins Westport Model ISL G and ISX12 G natural gas engines manufactured between 2007 and 2014 due to a risk of elevated exhaust temperatures or flames from the exhaust under certain conditions. During this improper operating condition, bystanders may be exposed to the elevated exhaust temperatures or flames from the exhaust pipe, possibly resulting in burns. Cummins Inc. and Cummins Westport Inc.

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

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A study by a team of researchers in the UK has estimated the contributions of brake dust, tire dust, and resuspended dust to non-exhaust traffic particles as. Sources and types of non-exhaust atmospheric particulate matter include: Iron, copper, antimony, and barium from brake operation.