Traffic Emissions News

  • UAI Petitions EPA To Withdraw Flawed Emissions Model

    On January 25, 2017, the Urban Air Initiative (UAI), along with the Energy Future Coalition and the states of Kansas and Nebraska, filed a request for correction of information petitioning EPA to correct its models on motor vehicle fuel emissions that limit the use of higher blends of ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • New 5 Gas Exhaust Analyzer

    The IDEAL Automotive Five Gas Exhaust Analyzer F5000-5GAS includes: FIVE GAS Exhaust Analyzer High Accuracy NDIR Sensors: CO, CO2, HC Electrochemical Sensors: O2, NO/NOx Light Weight, Portable, & Durable Lambda (λ) & AFR Calculations The NEW F5000-5GAS exhaust analyzer is a complete portable tool ...

  • Diesel Emissions, Health and the Law

    When diesel is used as an engine fuel, it is inevitable that you will produce Products of Incomplete Combustion (PICs). Hence, we never just produce carbon dioxide (CO2) and water (H2O) alone, but rather a myriad of hydrocarbons including aromatics (e.g. benzene, toluene) aldehydes and poly-aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in a semi-volatile phase or bound with carbonaceous particulate, and ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • EU Approves New Rules For Member States To Drastically Cut Air Pollution

    When fully implemented, the Directive will reduce by almost 50% the negative health impacts of air pollution, such as respiratory diseases and premature death, by 2030. Even if air pollutants are invisible killers, people are increasingly aware and concerned at the quality of the air they breathe and the agreement of stricter limits in the NEC is therefore an important achievement. It will also ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • HORIBA India Technical Center opens in Pune, India

    Becoming a demonstration base for emission measurementsystems and advanced analytical instruments HORIBA India Private Limited., a group company of HORIBA, Ltd. will open the Technical Center on November 30, 2016 in Pune in the western part of India. The city is known for hosting various automotive related companies. The HORIBA India Technical Center comprises test facilities equipped ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Summer 2016 editions of CERC model newsletters now available

    Catch up on model news including the latest modelling tips and helpdesk notes in the Summer 2016 editions of ADMS 5 News and ADMS-Urban and ADMS-Roads News which are now ...

  • ADMS-Urban & ADMS-Roads 4.0 SP1 update with EFT 7.0

    A new version of Defra's Emissions Factors Toolkit (EFT), version 7.0, was released in July 2016. Details of the updates included in the latest release are summarised on pages 4 and 5 of the EFT User Guide. ...

  • NGVAmerica & American Gas Association Statement on EPA/NHTSA Phase 2 Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Trucks

    Today, Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica) and the American Gas Association (AGA) issued the following statement on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) adoption of the Phase 2 standards for medium- and heavy-duty trucks. “NGVAmerica worked closely with EPA and NHTSA over the past three years to ensure that ...

  • Cost of flying to increase with a new runway while ICAO calls for major biofuel investment

    Big increases in ticket prices would be the only way to reconcile a new runway with climate laws, new analysis shows. Up to £43 would need to be added to a return flight from Manchester to Amsterdam, £162 for a return flight from Newcastle to Sharm El Sheik, and £295 from London to Singapore in order to control emissions, the research, which was published yesterday, ...


    By A.E.F. S.r.l.

  • New Five Gas Exhaust Analyzer Released

    The NEW F5000-5GAS exhaust analyzer is a complete portable tool for automotive & forklift emissions monitoring. The F5000-5GAS is ideal for performing engine tuning & maintenance, pre-compliance verification, and vehicle diagnostics. FIVE GAS Exhaust Analyzer High Accuracy NDIR Sensors: CO, CO2, HC Electrochemical Sensors: O2, NO/NOx ...

  • NAMAs as a Vehicle for Driving NDC Implementation

    Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) are climate programmes that reduce emissions in developing countries, prepared under the auspices of a national governmental initiative. They can be policies directed at transformational change within an economic sector, or actions across sectors for a broader national focus. NAMAs are supported and enabled by technology, financing and capacity ...

  • HORIBA launches OBS-ONE-PN for analyzing solid particle concentration

    “By 2017, RDE tests will be a mandatory part of the type approval of light duty vehicles“, says Joel Danzer, European Product Manager Emission Engineering at HORIBA Automotive Test Systems. “At HORIBA, it is always our goal to help our customers to fulfil demanding regulations. With the OBS-ONE series, we offer them an ideal solution for RDE measurements.” ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Engine emissions analyser further improves Intertek’s emissions testing capabilities

    An advanced FTIR analyser installed at Intertek’s engine test facility in Milton Keynes is enabling engineers to improve the quality of their tests on the gaseous components of engine exhaust emissions.  The gas analyser manufactured by Gasmet Technologies and installed by their UK subsidiary, Quantitech, measures multiple organic and inorganic components simultaneously from ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Engine emissions analyser further improves Intertek’s emissions testing capability

    An advanced FTIR analyser installed at Intertek’s engine test facility in Milton Keynes is enabling engineers to improve the quality of their tests on the gaseous components of engine exhaust emissions. The gas analyser manufactured by Gasmet Technologies and installed by their UK subsidiary, Quantitech, measures multiple organic and inorganic components simultaneously from a large library ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • HORIBA at Automotive Testing Expo Europe 2016

    May 31st to June 2nd in Stuttgart, Germany After the successful RDE TechDays, which were fully booked within a few days, the upcoming Automotive Testing Expo Europe 2016 at the end of May is the next event on HORIBA’s agenda. There, in a relaxed atmosphere, customers and visitors will have the opportunity to exchange information with HORIBA experts about the solutions currently available on ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Maintenance for Renault: full service by HORIBA

    Members of the HORIBA team standing in front of the Renault Lardy Technical Center. The 24 member technical department of HORIBA France ATS services 40 customers from different backgrounds; including car and engine makers, automotive suppliers, as well as state and private laboratories or universities. The department’s Emissions, Mechatronics, Test Automation and applications ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • OBS-ONE-PN – the next step for PEMS

    HORIBA presents the new OBS-ONE-PN as the latest development of the OBS-ONE series. As a leading system supplier, HORIBA is always dedicated to optimizing emissions testing methods to help OEMs comply with the stringent regulations. Since the European Commission resolved to introduce RDE testing as a mandatory procedure for the type approval of light duty vehicles by 2017, ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Hands-on RDE expertise

    Due to the Real Driving Emissions (RDE) tests decided on by the European Commission for 2017, vehicle manufacturers face new challenges. The primary topics of interest for the automotive industry in connections with RDE currently focus on emissions and consumption measurements in real traffic. To give customers and other interested parties an overview of the current state of the discussion and ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Hands-on Real Driving Emissions Expertise

    Due to the Real Driving Emissions (RDE) tests decided on by the European Commission for 2017, vehicle manufacturers face new challenges. The primary topics of interest for the automotive industry in connections with RDE currently focus on emissions and consumption measurements in real traffic. To give customers and other interested parties an overview of the current state of the discussion and ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • AQMesh used in Transport Scotland’s Collaborative Sensor Rotation Programme

    Transport Scotland recently piloted the installation of low cost air quality sensors at several locations near the trunk road network. AQMesh pods were deployed at these various roadside locations to monitor the levels of pollutants. At the same time, traffic data was collected to allow comparison between traffic volume, speed and classification. Analysing the traffic data ...


    By AQMesh

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