27 Nov '13, 10am

New ‘cleaner’ petrol engines more harmful than old engines

New ‘cleaner’ petrol engines more harmful than old engines

New types of petrol engines produce on average around 1,000 times more harmful particulate emissions compared to traditional engine designs, according to new research. Scientists from the independent research institute, TÜV Nord found that new gasoline direct injection (GDI)—which are helping carmakers meet strict new CO2 emission standards—are actually emitting higher levels of particulates than old style engines. This is because these new generation petrol engines operate at higher pressure, helping them run more efficiently and reduce CO2 but tending to produce more particulates—classified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as harmful to human health. According to a study from TÜV Nord, seen by the Financial Times , GDI engines were found to emit about 1,000 times more particles than traditional engines and even 10 times more than new diesel engines. While new diese...

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