Two European Automakers Meet Decade's "Voluntary" CO2 Targets; Success!

Only two companies achieved the voluntary average CO2 target of 140 g/km that European automakers set for themselves in the late 1990's to avoid actual government sanctions. Fiat and Mini were the big winners with emissions of 138.2 and 139.6 g/km, respectively. The worst offenders were Porsche (275.6 g/km), Land… » 7/15/08 1:20pm 7/15/08 1:20pm

Cutting C02 by Plugging In

A study in Japan over a period of fourteen months has shown that a system designed to run heating and cooling systems from external power sources when trucks are parked has cut C02 emissions from the vehicles by 97%. Consisting of a cabin-mounted cooler and electric carpets and blankets for heating, the Stop Idling… » 7/13/07 9:30pm 7/13/07 9:30pm