This book intends to assist in the design of appropriate strategies for controlling the impacts of urban air pollution, from mobile sources. It considers only the direct air impacts of surface transport, excluding aviation, marine transport, non-road vehicles (such as bulldozers and mining equipment), noise pollution, habitat fragmentation, and waste disposal of scrapped vehicles.

ERODE: An academician-turned-entrepreneur in Erode has claimed to have made a device intended to improve fuel efficiency of petrol cars by about 15 per cent on normal road conditions.

S. Nehru, who worked as a faculty in a private polytechnic college, converted his idea into a product at the Technology Business Incubator at Kongu Engineering College here.

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Washington: Ordinary paper could one day be used as a lightweight battery to power the devices that are now enabling the printed word to be eclipsed by email, ebooks and online news.

Feel than a standard dealership to fit the image of the vehicles.

Public sector auto maker Scooters India (SIL) is planning to get into the electric two-wheeler segment, in addition to its range of passenger three-wheelers.

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