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Shoot for the Moon With Your Very Own 1969 NASA Saturn V Rocket: Powered by CO2 Cartridges
Shoot for the Moon With Your Very Own 1969 NASA Saturn V Rocket: Powered by CO2 Cartridges

29 Jun 2022, 20:32 UTC / This DIY Saturn V rocket is built using XPS insulation board and uses CO2 cartridges as the propulsion. A low-budget project to entertain the entire family

 
Big Tobacco Makes a Fifth of Entire Airline Industry Pollution Each Year, Study Warns
Big Tobacco Makes a Fifth of Entire Airline Industry Pollution Each Year, Study Warns

31 May 2022, 17:59 UTC / While the world blames cars for all its pollution, it appears that tobacco has a big responsibility in the field, as well. The environmental impact is colossal

 
Canada Will Ban New ICE Passengers Cars and Light Trucks From Sale in 2035
Canada Will Ban New ICE Passengers Cars and Light Trucks From Sale in 2035

30 Jun 2021, 14:57 UTC / Canada has moved forward its ban on the sale of new internal combustion-engined passenger cars and light trucks from 2040 to 2035

 
New NASA CO2 Map Shows a Lot of Bad Yellow Readings in Los Angeles
New NASA CO2 Map Shows a Lot of Bad Yellow Readings in Los Angeles

8 Jun 2021, 13:10 UTC / NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory 3 made a new map of the CO2 readings in Los Angeles, clear impact of human activity seen

 
Are Synthetic Fuels the Future of Internal Combustion and an Alternative to EVs?
Are Synthetic Fuels the Future of Internal Combustion and an Alternative to EVs?

9 Mar 2021, 08:19 UTC / By the year 2030, German automaker Porsche expects synthetic fuels to become widely available, while Mercedes-Benz believes that EVs will replace ICEs

 
Bentley W12 Engine Will Be Discontinued This Decade
Bentley W12 Engine Will Be Discontinued This Decade

7 Nov 2020, 18:54 UTC / Those in the market for a brand-new Bentley with 12 cylinders under the hood have less than six years to put a deposit down on such a luxurious behemoth

 
Ford Will Avoid European Fines Over CO2 Emissions With Carbon Credits
Ford Will Avoid European Fines Over CO2 Emissions With Carbon Credits

18 Oct 2020, 18:26 UTC / Thanks to Toyota, Tesla, Renault, and Volvo, the Blue Oval won't be fined by the European Commission for failing to meet CO2 targets in 2020

 
Honda Ranked “Most Fuel-Efficient Full-Line Automaker in America”
Honda Ranked “Most Fuel-Efficient Full-Line Automaker in America”

6 Mar 2020, 16:07 UTC / Honda couldn't help boasting its fuel efficiency in the latest report by the EPA, but Tesla is listed as the most efficient automaker in America

 
Is the Taycan a Magic Bullet or a Thorn in Porsche's Side?
Is the Taycan a Magic Bullet or a Thorn in Porsche's Side?

30 Nov 2019, 15:55 UTC / Zuffenhausen's first modern electric car can be called a lot of things until it gets profitable, but what will happen to Porsche until that time arrives?

 
CO2 Captured From The Atmosphere Could Become The Fuel Of The Future
CO2 Captured From The Atmosphere Could Become The Fuel Of The Future

15 Oct 2019, 09:31 UTC / We have the tech to take carbon dioxide out of the air and turn it into better versions of gasoline, diesel and even jet fuel

 
Gasoline Cars Can Run On So Many Other Fuels Other Than Gasoline
Gasoline Cars Can Run On So Many Other Fuels Other Than Gasoline

6 Oct 2019, 11:22 UTC / What are the alternatives? If the Madmax universe becomes a reality, we can still drive our gas guzzling cars without resorting to petroleum based products

 
California Plans Full Zero-Emission Public Transport in 20 Years
California Plans Full Zero-Emission Public Transport in 20 Years

24 Dec 2018, 12:35 UTC / Buses and trucks account for only 7 percent of vehicles registered in California, but are responsible for no less than 20 percent of harmful emissions

 
Diesel Cars Still Cleaner Than Electric Ones, New Study Finds
Diesel Cars Still Cleaner Than Electric Ones, New Study Finds

17 Oct 2018, 13:56 UTC / A new study shows that to match the amount of damage created by the build and operation of one Nissan Leaf, a gas-guzzler needs to travel 50,000 km.

 
WLTP and RDE Tests Explained
WLTP and RDE Tests Explained

20 May 2018, 06:54 UTC / The Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure is a bench emissions testing procedure, while Real Driving Emissions is an on-the-road one.

 
Ferrari and Aston Martin Will Be Fined For Missing EU CO2 Reduction Goals
Ferrari and Aston Martin Will Be Fined For Missing EU CO2 Reduction Goals

19 Dec 2016, 17:35 UTC / Ferrari and Aston Martin have failed to meet their CO2 emission reduction goals for 2015, and they will be fined by the European Environment Agency

 
Ford Announces New Breakthrough in Recycling, Makes Plastic Out of CO2
Ford Announces New Breakthrough in Recycling, Makes Plastic Out of CO2

17 May 2016, 17:08 UTC / Ford has announced it is the first automaker to develop plastic foam from recaptured CO2. They will use it in production models in five years' time

 
Volkswagen Promises to Pay All CO2 Tax Differences in Europe
Volkswagen Promises to Pay All CO2 Tax Differences in Europe

7 Nov 2015, 15:43 UTC / This latest problem, regarding the CO2 levels of 800,000 cars, will cost the company €2 billion ($2.2 billion) according to internal estimates

 
Mercedes-Benz to Launch First CO2-Based Air Conditioning Systems in 2017
Mercedes-Benz to Launch First CO2-Based Air Conditioning Systems in 2017

20 Oct 2015, 16:08 UTC / That little war Mercedes-Benz fought against a French courthouse decision back in 2013 has motivated it to become a pioneer in the air conditioning field

 
Toyota Plans to Become Virtually Carbon Dioxide-Free by 2050
Toyota Plans to Become Virtually Carbon Dioxide-Free by 2050

20 Oct 2015, 15:21 UTC / A lot of things can happen until 2050, but that doesn't mean Toyota's pledge to severely cut its CO2 emissions by then to almost zero isn't important

 
Audi Announces It's Capable of Obtaining e-Diesel out of CO2
Audi Announces It's Capable of Obtaining e-Diesel out of CO2

22 Apr 2015, 08:25 UTC / Audi just announced that after four months of work, one of their plants in Dresden managed to obtain a diesel alternative out of water and CO2