News tagged with vehicle emissions

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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Seattle Charges Up for Electric Cars

(AP) -- Over the next two years, 2,500 charging stations for electric vehicles will be built in the Seattle area as part of a partnership between Nissan North America and the Electric Transportation Engineering ...

dateDec 15, 2009 in Energy & Green Tech
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ASU instrument plays key role in NASA mission

(PhysOrg.com) -- An instrument designed at Arizona State University to identify and map the minerals on the surface of an asteroid is a key element in a new NASA mission-concept. Philip Christensen, in the School of Earth ...

dateJan 06, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Software eases flow to fluid power trucks

Eaton Corporation is using IBM modeling software to develop series hydraulic hybrid systems. Replacing a vehicle’s conventional drive train and transmission, the series hydraulic hybrid (SHH) system promises dramatic fuel ...

dateDec 24, 2008 in Software
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