News tagged with vehicle emissions

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.

dateMar 08, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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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.

dateSep 10, 2013 in Engineering
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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.

dateJan 15, 2010 in Environment
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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.

dateOct 24, 2009 in Environment
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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 ...

dateJun 20, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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