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Preventing Pollution With Hybrid Cars

Preventing Pollution With Hybrid Cars

With the gas prices being so high, more and more people are becoming aware of how valuable energy is in our daily lives. Hybrid cars show how energy can be conserved and pollution reduced. The cleanest non-hybrid vehicle can put about 90 percent smog pollution in the air versus the hybrid. The Honda Insight was … Read more

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Individual Ideas For Emissions Reduction

Emissions reduction is one idea that every individual can help with and by changing just a few small habits or behaviors all people can have a definite, positive impact on the world around them. While sometimes the media tends to focus on “carbon footprints” and the amount of emissions by large industries, even as an … Read more

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Understanding The Evap Emissions Control System: Kia Sportage

Just like any type of evap emissions control system, then Kia Sportage evaporative emissions control system works to prevent gasoline vapours from being released or vented into the air. This can happen when a vehicle is parked in a hot area and the low vaporization point of the fuel is reached just by having the … Read more

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Auto Code 1446 Emissions Control Systems

It is always a bit stressful when your vehicle isn’t performing right, and especially if this lack of performance is coupled with the auto code 1446 emissions control systems in cars being indicated through the use of a scanner. When the “check engine” light comes on in any car equipped with an on-board diagnostic system … Read more

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The Importance of Diesel Emissions Control

There are many different types of diesel cars, trucks and sports utility vehicles on the road, however there are an equal number of off-road vehicles, recreational vehicles, motors, generators and heavy equipment that operates using diesel fuel. Managing diesel emissions control programs is a major part of most environmental agencies as often these huge motors … Read more

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Texas Auto Emissions Reduction

The goal of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality voucher program is to help to decrease the number of older, poorly maintained vehicles on the road by providing funds for individuals that meet certain criteria to move into a newer, more fuel-efficient vehicle. The program, designed to lower the Texas emissions by reduction in auto … Read more

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Deciphering Vehicle Emissions Control Information

For most makes and models of cars, trucks and SUV’s a vehicle emissions control information sticker can be found somewhere under the hood, usually close to the front and right side of the inside of the hood where it is clearly visible. The purpose of this decal is to provide the mechanic with the specific … Read more

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Understanding Your Car’s Emissions Control System

Every car is equipped with an emissions control system that works to minimize the hazardous materials produced by your vehicle during operation. The newer your vehicle the more sophisticated the emissions control system is likely to be, with the older vehicles having very limited systems. There are several components to your vehicles emissions control system, … Read more

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Drive Away Car Pollution

Most of us do it everyday. We get into our automobiles, start it up, and drive away to our daily destination. We may not give it a second thought and if it enters our realm of thinking then we are quick to rationalize the importance of using our cars. The thought of car pollution is … Read more

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Understanding The Texas Emissions Reduction Plan

The Texas emissions reduction plan or TERP is a highly focused government based programs designed to lower the amount of harmful emissions and carbon produced by poorly functioning or older heavy vehicles on the road. The Texas emissions reduction plan is administered by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and is one of the many … Read more