Free Content Emissions of CO2, CO, NOx, HC, PM, HFC-134a, N2O and CH4 from the global light duty vehicle fleet

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Vehicles emit carbon dioxide (CO), carbon monoxide (CO), nitrogen oxides (NO), hydrocarbons (HC), particulate matter (PM), hydrofluorocarbon 134a (HFC-134a), methane (CH), and nitrous oxide (NO). An understanding of these emissions is needed in discussions of climate change and local air pollution issues. To facilitate such discussions an overview of past, present, and likely future emissions from light duty vehicles is presented. Emission control technologies have reduced the emissions of CO, VOCs, PM, HFC-134a, CH, and NO from modern vehicles to very low levels.

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Fahrzeuge emittieren Kohlendioxid (CO2), Kohlenmonoxid (CO), Stickoxide (NOx), Kohlenwasserstoffe (HC), Ruß, (PM), Fluorkohlenwasserstoffe 134a (HFC-134a), Methan (CH4) und Distickstoff-Monoxid (N2O). Ein Verständnis dieser Emissionen wird im Hinblick auf die Diskussionen über Klimaänderung und lokale Luftverschmutzungen benötigt. Um solche Diskussionen zu erleichtern wird ein Überblick über historische, gegenwärtige und wahrscheinliche zukünftige Emissionen von Kraftwagen bis ca 4 Tonnen dargestellt. Effiziente Emissionskontrolltechnologien haben die CO, VOCs, PM, HFC-134a, CH4 und N2O Emissionen moderner Fahrzeuge auf ein sehr niedriges Niveau gesenkt.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1127/0941-2948/2008/0275

Publication date: April 1, 2008

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