Tag Archive for 'vehicle emissions'

Road traffic is one of the main sources of fine particulate matter in the atmosphere

February 4th, 2011 by Empa

Road traffic is one of the main sources of fine particulate matter in the atmosphere, above all when the weather favours the creation of winter smog. Vehicle tailpipe emissions are responsible for just less than half of the fine particles.  The majority of this pollutant is produced by mechanical wear and resuspension of dust due […]

Jaguar and Land Rover has committed £800 million to reduce vehicle emissions

November 24th, 2010 by Mike Richardson

With increasing awareness of the contribution of road transport to CO2 emissions, vehicle manufacturers are focusing an unprecedented level of attention on measures for improving vehicle efficiency. These measures include improving aerodynamics; reducing other vehicle level parasitic losses; weight reduction achieved with efficient high technology design methods combined with lightweight materials such as aluminium; and […]