News tagged with fuel economy

Charting a course toward cleaner cars

(PhysOrg.com) -- The emissions from cars and light trucks account for 16 percent of the total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the United States, and these vehicles use 47 percent of all the petroleum consumed ...

dateApr 01, 2010 in Other
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Pulling the plug on hybrid myths

(PhysOrg.com) -- Whether you call them myths, urban legends, fables or old wives' tales, there's a lot of misinformation out there about plug-in electric hybrid vehicles. These vehicles, abbreviated PHEVs, ...

dateNov 19, 2009 in Energy & Green Tech
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Higher gas prices help reduce emissions

(PhysOrg.com) -- Less driving and greater vehicle fuel economy aren't the only byproducts of higher gas prices—lower carbon dioxide emissions is another benefit, say University of Michigan researchers.

dateAug 03, 2009 in Environment
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