It’s Official: Greener Cars Have Helped Improve LA’s Air Quality
Hydrocarbon plus O2 plus heat = H2O and CO2. All new cars, hybrid or not, adhere to this law of chemistry. Bad gas mileage means more water and CO2 are made. Gas mileage has nothing to do with pollution. Pollution has EVERYTHING to do with the age and condition of the vehicle. Stricter emission regulations do nothing when run-down Impalas from the 1960s are allowed to be used on public roads. If CA really wanted to solve pollution, they would start salting the roads. Old, polluting cars would rust away. No more old cars means clean air.