News: Auto manufacturers 'can help lower emission levels'
Engine manufacturers have claimed that they can play an important role in the reduction of global transport emission levels.
Friday, 9th May 2008
Auto manufacturers 'can help lower emission levels'Federation of Engine Re-manufacturers secretary Brian Ludford said that with government support, there is scope to expand the market for re-manufactured engine products and increase quality standards, which could help lead to a cut in carbon emissions. “The independent engine remanufacturing industry already plays a significant role in the recycling of engine parts. They tackle emission problems on a daily basis, reducing overall output,” he added “Collectively, our combined activities have a significant influence on the reduction of carbon emissions on a global scale.” automaker MIRA announced that it has designed a hybrid battery pack vehicle upgrade that potentially enables owners to save 61 per cent on fuel costs and lower tailpipe emissions by 39 per cent, without the need of a plug-in. The project was funded by the Department for Transport. The ETA is a not-for-profit ethical organisation providing motorists with carbon-neutral breakdown cover and insurance products. As well as encouraging responsible driving to reduce carbon, the ETA campaigns for sustainable transport.
FER warns against engine reman fraud
The Federation of Engine Remanufacturers (FER) has asked the industry to be on the look-out for suspicious engine remanufacturers, after increased fraudulent activity and "sub-standard and unprofessional work".