UK opens £10m vehicle emissions research hub

A £10 million Vehicle Emissions Research Centre (VERC) has officially been opened in the UK. Engineering company Ricardo owns the facility, located in Shoreham-by-Sea, which aims to enable the development of clean and low carbon vehicles. The VERC will test small passenger cars to light trucks of up to three tonnes including advanced technology hybrid electric […]

“Smoothing” traffic slashes bus emissions

Smoothing out traffic flow could dramatically slash emissions from public buses. Buses in Brighton were fitted with emissions monitoring boxes and tested on multiple trips in normal traffic during business and shopping hours. While passengers weren’t on the buses, they were weighted with ballast and stopped at regular bus stops as if on a normal […]