September 24, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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New steering tech for heavy equipment saves fuel, ups efficiency

Researchers have shown how to reduce fuel consumption while improving the efficiency of hydraulic steering systems in heavy construction equipment. Continue reading

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September 19, 2013
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New sensor could prolong the lifespan of high-temperature engines

A new, highly-accurate temperature sensor could save manufacturers millions in maintenance costs, lower fuel consumption, and prolong the lifespan of jet engines, nuclear reactors and other types of large gas turbine engines. Continue reading

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June 19, 2013
by Anjali Jaiswal
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Reviving U.S.-India Cooperation on Climate Change During Secretary Kerry’s Visit to New Delhi

Anjali Jaiswal, Senior Attorney, San Francisco
Secretary of State John Kerry heads to New Delhi next week. The visit is a key opportunity for Secretary Kerry to reinvigorate U.S.-India cooperation on climate change and to continue to ma… Continue reading

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June 11, 2013
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Less friction loss in combustion engines

Researchers have developed a method that can reduce engine friction and wear even during production of engine components. Special coatings can help to reduce fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions. Continue reading

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August 28, 2012
by Luke Tonachel
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Strong Clean Car and Fuel Economy Standards Finalized, Here Are the Details and Numbers…

Luke Tonachel, Vehicles Analyst, New York City
Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized new automobile standards that reach the equivalent of 54.5 mpg in 2025. Let&rsquo… Continue reading

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May 7, 2012
by Deron Lovaas
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How CBO Got it Wrong on Fuel Consumption and the Trust Fund

Deron Lovaas, Federal Transportation Policy Director, Washington, D.C.
The authors of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) study released last week must have been sniffing gas fumes when they drastically overestimated the effects of th… Continue reading

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October 31, 2011
by Deron Lovaas
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Evidence Mounts That Car Usage Is Declining

Deron Lovaas, Federal Transportation Policy Director, Washington, D.C.
While prospects for legislation to curb energy use and reduce greenhouse gases look bleak, there is heartening news that citizens are taking steps to do both on thei… Continue reading

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March 28, 2011
by Mark Izeman
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Why Can’t All Yellow Taxis Be Green?

Mark Izeman, Senior Attorney and Director of the New York Urban Program, New York Later this morning at City Hall, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Jerry Nadler will announce new federal legislation that would allow New York City and cit… Continue reading

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