Latest Emissions reduction Stories

2012-04-16 21:59:29

New research from North Carolina State University shows that federal requirements governing diesel engines of new tractor trailer trucks have resulted in major cuts in emissions of particulate matter (PM) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) — pollutants that have significant human health and environmental impacts. “These requirements for new emission control technologies have increased costs for truck owners and operators, and we wanted to know whether there was any real benefit,”...

2011-12-12 11:55:00

Inspect2GO announces new mobile applications specifically designed for school inspection needs. The kitchen and cafeteria inspection applications address food safety using iPad (or iPhone/Android). Additional iPad tablet apps are used to perform school vehicle (bus), facility, and other safety inspections for school districts in California and nationwide. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 12, 2011 Inspect2GO (http://www.inspect2go.com/school) has developed mobile applications for use in...

2011-06-20 10:36:00

BETHESDA, Md., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A simple driveway inspection can give motorists peace of mind and save them from the inconvenience of a roadside breakdown, according to the Car Care Council. "No one wants to experience car trouble while on vacation," said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. "A simple vehicle inspection can help avoid the inconvenience and potential safety hazards of breaking down many miles away from home. In just 10 minutes, drivers...

2011-03-10 09:00:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The new "AiM Certified" package from AiM Mobile Inspections (http://www.aimmobileinspections.com) allows consumers to purchase, for the first time, a vehicle inspection that includes an oil and transmission fluid analysis for cars and trucks. Developed through an exclusive alliance with Titan Certified, the science of oil and transmission fluid testing is used to predict and examine the real-time engine and transmission condition of...

2011-01-27 16:42:00

ANTIOCH, Calif., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Avogadro Group, an emission testing company headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area was one of a select number of companies nationwide chosen to work on a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) project to perform side-by-side analysis comparison of old and new PM2.5 emission testing methods. "Being one of the companies chosen to collect this important data highlights our role as an industry leader in particulate matter (PM)...

2011-01-18 09:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The large percentage of auto dealer customers that decline service recommendations because they do not understand the recommended work is a serious problem nationwide. To help solve this Mobile Productivity, Inc., (MPi) (www.mpifix.com) the leading provider of vehicle inspection tools, processes and consulting for auto dealer service departments, today announced the launch of the MPi Recommendation Videos. Full demonstrations will be available at...

2010-11-23 10:01:00

CLEVELAND, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, has developed several cutting edge hydraulic hybrid technologies that improve the performance of refuse and delivery vehicles to levels that exceed proposed new federal fuel efficiency and emissions standards, and could soon be used on buses. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation have proposed regulations that would...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.