News tagged with vehicle emissions

'Mining' for metals using Nature's machines

Researchers in the University' s Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence and the Centre for Novel Agricultural Products (CNAP) aim to develop ways to extract platinum group metals (PGM) discarded during mine processing which ...

Sep 21, 2012
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Fuel economy remains at all-time high

(Phys.org) —For the second month in a row, fuel economy of new vehicles sold in the United States remains at a record high, say researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.

Mar 08, 2013
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MSU lands first drone

Farmers can now get a birds-eye view of their fields – in full HD – thanks to Michigan State University landing its first drone.

Sep 10, 2013
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A road map for greener transport

(PhysOrg.com) -- An Oxford University study says the best way to reduce emissions in the short term is a 'drastic downscaling of both size and weight' of conventional petrol and diesel cars.

Jan 15, 2010
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Hong Kong air pollution equals record high

Hong Kong air pollution has equalled a record high registered in 2000, triggering a warning for people with heart or respiratory illnesses, according to the Environmental Protection Department.

Oct 24, 2009
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High-mileage hybrids have huge payoff

Modern electric hybrid vehicles have been sold in the United States for more than a decade. Honda's two-door Insight hit the U.S. market in 1999, and Toyota marketed its first hybrid four-door sedan, the Prius, in 2000. Many ...

Jun 20, 2013
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