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Tag Archives: particulate matter
According to an estimate, tyre wear particles accounts for at least half of the Swedish microplastics emissions. While tyre particles are actually rubber, they are often included in the definition of microplastics. In 2017, the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI) was...
Exceedances of the health limit for particulate matter (PM10) pollution, due to traffic, occur several times a year in the capital area of Iceland. Because of the adverse health effects of PM10 pollution finding ways to reduce this pollution is very important. To model possible mitigation...
From a climate perspective, rail transport in Sweden is sustainable. However, rail traffic can give rise to levels of particles that are harmful to human health. Thanks to various research projects over recent years, VTI has been able to acquire the right knowledge to help address these...
Modern gasoline-fueled personal cars with direct-injection technology exhibiting high emissions of nitrogen oxides in new laboratory tests. Researchers at Institute of Transport Economics in Norway (TØI) and VTT in Finland have tested various vehicles by applying test-cycles which represent...