31 Dec '16, 10pm

Reducing Emissions From Heavy Trucks And Ships Critical To Sustainability

Reducing Emissions From Heavy Trucks And Ships Critical To Sustainability

Once the containers arrive in port, heavy duty trucks take over the task of hauling them to market. Virtually all of those trucks are powered by diesel engines. Because diesels are so robust, they can remain in service for 12 to 20 years. Most of the diesel trucks in use around the world have rudimentary emissions controls or none at all. The US Department of Transportation says that light, medium, and heavy duty trucks account for 48% of all vehicle emissions. Some of those light duty trucks are pickups used for personal transportation but some are work vehicles used by delivery companies and tradespeople.

Full article: http://gas2.org/2016/12/31/emissions-heavy-trucks-ships-s...

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