Traffic Emissions News

  • Fleet of Automated Electric Taxis Could Deliver Environmental and Energy Benefits

    It may be only a matter of time before urban dwellers can hail a self-driving taxi, so researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and UC Berkeley decided to analyze the cost, energy, and environmental implications of a fleet of self-driving electric vehicles operating in Manhattan. Using models they built and data from more than 10 million ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • CEM 2018 Conference programme unveiled

    The Conference programme for CEM 2018 has been announced, with 51 speakers from 11 countries providing an opportunity for delegates to learn about the latest developments in emissions monitoring. Coming from academia, energy providers, regulators, process operators and commercial companies, the speakers will provide a broad range of perspectives across the most topical issues. Registration is ...

  • Geotech forms new partnership with NETEL (INDIA) Ltd

    Geotech (a QED Environmental Systems company) and global manufacturer and supplier of gas analysis technology, has announced a strategic partnership with NETEL (INDIA) Ltd, one of the leading organisations in India in the field of analytical instruments, environmental instruments, automotive emission analysers, and environment management services. ...


    By Geotech

  • Issue of the “AWE International” magazine

    In the December 2017 / January 2018 issue of the “AWE International” magazine ECO PHYSICS has published an application report on ECO PHYSICS one-channel NOx-detectors that are implemented to monitor china’s traffic ...


    By Eco Physics Inc.

  • Emissions Factors Toolkit v8 is published by Defra

    The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs released a new version of the Emissions Factors Toolkit (EFT). Details of the updates in this new version are given on page 5 of the EFT user guide. The new version of the Excel spreadsheet and the user guide can be ...

  • Thinkstep on the move with e-mobility

    E-mobility is a buzzword superficially hailed as the holy grail of environment-friendly road transport. But the break-through is still in the making. Since the automotive industry has first shown interest in e-mobility, thinkstep has been there to analyse (think) and recommend actions (step) using Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). With all the best intentions of drastically ...


    By thinkstep

  • E Instruments Announces F5000 Automotive Exhaust Analyzer Can Now Monitor for NO2

    If you spend your days analyzing and monitoring emissions, then you’re about to be given a real treat. We here at E Instruments—an American-based designer and manufacturer of high-quality automotive exhaust analyzers—are pleased to announce that our F5000 Automotive Exhaust Analyzer can now monitor for NO2. Why We Made This ...

  • AEF highlights failure to address Heathrow emissions in Defra air quality plan

    AEF has submitted a response to the Government’s consultation on its national plan for tackling nitrogen dioxide. The plan was drawn up in response to a court order that ruled that the previous strategy relied on ...

  • New article published: ECO PHYSICS CLD 899 Y used for measurement of ambient air pollution

    NOx: Traffic Dramatically Underestimated as Major Polluter Traffic contributes more to nitrogen oxide emissions in Europe than previously thought. This is the result of a current study carried out by scientists from the University of Innsbruck. The research team headed by Thomas Karl shows that even newer air quality models underestimate traffic related nitrogen oxide pollution by up ...


    By Eco Physics Inc.

  • High NOx Emissions from Diesel Cars

    It is time to sell your diesel car. In a few years you will not be able to use it in a city. The real drive emissions measurements from passenger cars are giving astonishing results. A new diesel car has 10 times higher NOx emissions compared to a petrol car. Even worse, the NOx emitted from the diesel car is up to 50% emitted as NO2. The ...


    By Opsis AB

  • Perfect timing for Air Quality & Emissions event

    AQE 2017 will take place in Telford (UK) on 24th and 25th May at a time when the health effects of air pollution are constantly in the headlines, and when the UK Government is due to consult on its latest plans to comply with air quality guidelines in the UK’s larger towns and cities. Registration for the event is now open ( ...

  • Air Quality Monitoring contributes to reduce traffic pollution in Chester, UK

    According to the World Health Organization, air pollution is causing around 467,000 premature deaths in Europe every year. Cities around the world are committed to improving air quality by drastically reducing the main contributor: road traffic. In most of the cases, drastic measures are being taken by capitals like London, Paris or Madrid forbidding private cars usage on given days or during ...

  • 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.

  • AQE announces agenda for Air Quality Conference

    The organisers of AQE 2017 (www.aqeshow.com), the international Air Quality and Emissions Show (Telford, UK, 24-25th May) have published the programme for Day 2 of the event. Developed in partnership with IAPSC (Investigation of Air Pollution Standing Conference), there will be three sessions covering: pervasive air ...


    By Buttonwood Marketing Ltd

  • AQE 2017 announces agenda for Air Quality Conference

    The organisers of AQE 2017, the international Air Quality and Emissions Show (Telford, UK, 24-25th May) have published the programme for Day 2 of the event. Developed in partnership with IAPSC (Investigation of Air Pollution Standing Conference), there will be three sessions covering: pervasive air quality monitoring; vehicle emissions monitoring and data management; and ...

  • 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

  • Industry calls for airspace change to allow massive traffic growth

    The aviation industry has today launched a campaign calling for Government to commit to airspace modernisation to facilitate a huge increase in the number of flights in UK airspace. The coalition of airports, airlines and air navigation providers, led by NATS, expects flights to increase from 2 million a year ...


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

  • 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

  • Six Common City-Level Energy Policies Could Reduce Nationwide Carbon Emissions by up to 480 Million Metric Tons Annually

    The Energy Department's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory recently examined the carbon abatement potential of city actions in six policy areas as part of the DOE's Cities Leading through Energy Analysis and Planning (Cities-LEAP) ...

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