22 Aug '16, 10am

Study suggests focusing on cold starts in gasoline cars as target for emissions reduction

Study suggests focusing on cold starts in gasoline cars as target for emissions reduction 22 August 2016 A new study suggests that focusing on a gasoline-fueled vehicle’s cold start is the best target for future design changes to reduce emissions of criteria pollutants. The researchers are presenting their work today at the 252nd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in Philadelphia. Although the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reported that air is cleaner today than it was in the 1970s, more than 130 million people in the US still live in places where smog or particle pollution rises to unhealthful levels. Smog can cause coughing and shortness of breath, and can aggravate asthma or trigger asthma attacks. Much of this haze is formed from volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, and fine particulate matter from tailpipe emissions. The m...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2016/08/20180622-coldstar...

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