Tagged with transport

Better understanding how polluting our cars are

Better understanding how polluting our cars are

Almost daily we are reading about the emissions coming from vehicles and what they are doing to our air quality and health. Paul Nieuwenhuis, Senior Lecturer and Co-Director, Electric Vehicle Centre of Excellence (EVCE) at Cardiff University, writes a reviewed article on the Conversation website comparing diesel and petrol vehicles.   Are diesel cars really … Continue reading

One day we may fuel our cars with iron powder

One day we may fuel our cars with iron powder

Canadian scientists are look at iron powder to one day provide a cleaner, greener alternative fuel for vehicles. Nicole Mortillaro explains on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation website.   Metal as fuel? These Canadian scientists are working to make it happen Imagine one day fuelling your car with iron powder, rather than gasoline. That’s the goal … Continue reading

Benefits of emission standards for vehicles

Benefits of emission standards for vehicles

As the Trump Administration in the US argues whether fuel efficiency standards for vehicles should be scrapped or lowered, it is encouraging to read an article in The Conversation about the benefits of such standards in Australia. Scott Ferraro and Claire Painter from ClimateWorks Australia and Monash University give a good account of the benefits … Continue reading