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  • Hydro-Québec announces largest electric vehicle trial in Canada

    Hydro-Québec has announced that 10 Mitsubishi i-MiEVs were delivered this morning to Boucherville businesses selected for the third and final phase of the largest electric vehicle (EV) trial in Canada. The project, which was launched in 2010, will continue until the end of 2013. Hydro-Québec has been overseeing three years of road tests to rate the performance of 30 i-MiEVs. The ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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 ( ...

  • EPA Requires Ford to Correct Fuel Economy for Six Vehicle Models

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that Ford Motor Company (Ford) is revising the fuel economy (mpg) estimates for six vehicle models to correct errors found in an internal Ford audit. Ford is required to correct fuel economy labels on affected vehicles within 15 days. EPA oversaw Ford’s re-testing program and conducted independent tests to confirm the corrected ...

  • Enterprise rent-a-car to begin offering electric vehicles in U.S.

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car today announced the first phase of its plans to offer electric vehicles (EVs) at select offices throughout its neighborhood network of more than 5,000 U.S. locations. Delivery of 500 Nissan LEAFs will begin in January 2011 and will continue throughout the year. In addition to the LEAFs, the company will offer customers electric vehicles from other manufacturers as they ...

  • GE, Ford Collaborate on Alternative Fuel Vehicle Adoption and Research

    GE (NYSE: GE) today announced a collaboration with Ford Motor Co. in which the company will purchase 2,000 new Ford C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrids for its fleet. As part of the collaboration, Ford will jointly market GE’s alternative fuel infrastructure solutions to commercial customers and provide new alternative fuel vehicles for use at ...


    By General Electric

  • Phillips 66 Takes Steps Toward Reducing Pollution from Vehicles

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the Houston, Texas-based Phillips 66 Company recently agreed to retire over 21 billion sulfur credits that could have been used in the production of gasoline, which could potentially lead to significantly less pollution from vehicles. The company will also pay a $500,000 penalty for violations of the Clean Air Act. Phillips 66 Company ...

  • 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

  • EPA investigating VW emissions controls in 2016 diesels

    Volkswagen plans to withdraw applications seeking U.S. emissions certifications for its 2016 model Jettas, Golfs, Passats and Beetles with diesel engines, raising the possibility that an emissions-rigging device similar to earlier models is also included in its new cars. VW has admitted that four-cylinder diesel cars from the 2009 to 2015 model years had software that helped the cars cheat on ...


    By Associated Press

  • Waste management first In Ottawa - natural gas waste collection vehicles

    Residents of Ottawa can look forward to a cleaner and quieter city when Waste Management (NYSE:WM) introduces 25 new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuelled trucks to collect waste and recycling in 2012. The purchase is the result of being awarded a collection district ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Electric vehicle makers call for tax cuts on finished car imports

    Producers of electric vehicle (EV) asked for the cut in import tariff of finished electric car, citing that the move will help boost demand for EV in Thailand and that would lead to further investment on EV manufacturing in the future. At the EV workshop entitled “Plug-in Electric Vehicle Technology in Thailand” held on the last day (March 25, 2016) of the three-day conference and ...


    By GAT International

  • HORIBA at the Testing Expo 2015 Europe in Stuttgart

    HORIBA Automotive Test Systems (ATS), a market leader for exhaust gas analysis, engine, powertrain and vehicle test systems, presents its new exhibition concept at this year's Testing Expo 2015 Europe from June 16 to 18. The new concept includes three main topics and presents HORIBA as a qualified solution partner. The presentation at Booth 1512 in Hall 1 is divided into the fields of ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • EPA Requiring BMW to Correct Fuel Economy Labels for Four Mini Cooper Vehicles

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is revising estimates for four 2014 BMW Mini Cooper vehicles to ensure consumers are given accurate fuel economy values. The EPA performed a fuel economy audit on the BMW Mini Cooper and obtained values that differed from those BMW submitted to EPA for certification. With EPA oversight, BMW conducted new emissions and fuel economy testing, and EPA ...

  • EPA Voids Certificates Approving Import of Over 70,000 Small Recreational Vehicles

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that it is withdrawing approval of the import and sale of up to 74,000 gas-powered on- and off-road motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles from China. The agency believes that it received either incomplete or falsified certification information. EPA issued the vehicle certificates from 2006 to 2012 to two companies which operate as ...

  • HORIBA at the Testing Expo 2015 Europe in Stuttgart

    HORIBA Automotive Test Systems (ATS), a market leader for exhaust gas analysis, engine, powertrain and vehicle test systems, presents its new exhibition concept at this year's Testing Expo 2015 Europe from June 16 to 18. The new concept includes three main topics and presents HORIBA as a qualified solution partner. The presentation at Booth 1512 in Hall 1 is divided into the ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • HORIBA at the Testing Expo 2015 Europe in Stuttgart

    HORIBA Automotive Test Systems (ATS), a market leader for exhaust gas analysis, engine, powertrain and vehicle test systems, presents its new exhibition concept at this year's Testing Expo 2015 Europe from June 16 to 18. The new concept includes three main topics and presents HORIBA as a qualified solution partner. The presentation at Booth 1512 in Hall 1 is divided into the fields of ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA to Host the 2014 Vehicle Technology Showcase in Michigan Thursday

    On Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hosting the 2014 Vehicle Technology Showcase in Ann Arbor, Mich., to highlight the advanced technology that auto manufacturers are developing to increase fuel economy and reduce vehicle greenhouse gas emissions. The EPA will also present the 2014 Light-Duty Automotive Technology, Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Fuel Economy Trends Report, the ...

  • New generation diesel cars are likely to exceed emissions standards on the road

    More Europeans are driving diesel cars, with important implications for vehicle emissions. A new study suggests that diesel cars may emit nitrogen oxides (NOx) at levels far higher than emissions standards, even when considering the newest generation of diesel cars. Part of the problem is that tests of vehicle emissions in the laboratory do not accurately reflect on-road emissions. Owing ...

  • IBM, Honda, and PG&E Enable Smarter Charging for Electric Vehicles

     IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it has teamed with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) on a new pilot project that will allow communication ...


    By IBM Corporation

  • Hyundai and Kia settle historic Greenhouse Gas Emissions enforcement case

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice today announced an historic settlement with the automakers Hyundai and Kia for air pollution that will resolve alleged Clean Air Act violations based on their sale of close to 1.2 million vehicles that will emit approximately 4.75 million metric tons of greenhouse gases in excess of what the automakers certified to ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Volkswagen – EMIT can account for real-world diesel emissions

    Analysis of measurements from the last decade throughout Europe have demonstrated that ambient NOx and NO2concentrations are not decreasing in line with the published emission factors (Carslaw et al. 2011). On-road vehicle testing in the UK has highlighted that ...

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