Browsing the "Emissions" Tag

Fuel Economy Up, Emissions Down in 2016

November 4th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Average fuel economy is up and average greenhouse gas emissions for light cars and trucks sold in North America. That's good news at a time when gas prices are historically low.


New Jet Engine Slashes Fuel Consumption, Lowers Emissions

August 18th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Pratt & Whitney has developed a new jet engine that reduces fuel consumption and emissions by 16%. Each airplane equipped with the new engines would save 3,600 metric tons of carbon dioxide a year from getting into the atmosphere.


EPA Takes A Dive On CAFE Standard

July 19th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

The EPA, NHTSA, and CARB have fallen victim to a full court press by the auto industry. Under intense pressure, they have decided to roll back the proposed 2025 CAFE standard previously set at 54.5 mpg.



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