A new ‘split cycle’ engine that uses liquid nitrogen to achieve thermodynamic performance is claimed to save operators up to £9,000 per truck each year and slash harmful tailpipe emissions. Researchers have demonstrated that by storing and injecting liquid air into split-cycle engines, fuel consumption is reduced by up to 30%, with both NOx and PM emissions also lowered. CryoPower, developed by tech firm Ricardo and the University of Brighton, uses a thermal-power engine cycle: air is compressed in one […]
A new London-wide campaign has been launched today (3 August) to encourage operators to tackle air pollution caused by idling engines.
The launch of the controversial Birmingham Clean Air Zone (CAZ) yesterday (1 June) has created confusion among drivers trying to pay the fees for the first time, after it emerged that they won’t be charged for the first two weeks of the scheme.
Carbon emissions generated by online shopping are more than a third lower than those produced by visiting bricks and mortar stores, according to latest research.