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We Hardly Knew Ye: Jeep Set To Cancel 2.0L eTorque Hybrids

June 29th, 2020 | by Jo Borrás

It seems like Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) just released its 4-cylinder eTorque mild-hybrid Jeep Wrangler models. Indeed, the 2.0 liter turbocharged eTorque hybrids were new for the 2019 model year, but it seems like they're the latest products getting the axe in the wake of the COVID-19 economic downturn


Roadside Filters Could Scrub 99% Of Air Pollution

December 12th, 2019 | by Jo Borrás

Reducing the output of harmful emissions is a necessary thing, but what can we do about the pollution that's already out there? That's the question being asked by UK-based firm Pollution Solutions, and its answer is a new "cat's eye-style" in-ground filter that the company claims will be able to substantially reduce air pollution at busy intersections


Carbon Capture: Bright Promise Or Senseless Boondoggle?

October 29th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Carbon capture has a powerful allure. The Earth is overheating because there is too much carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. So why not suck out the excess, then store it in holes deep underground -- there are thousands upon thousands of old oil and gas wells just waiting for some useful purpose to come along -- or use it to make biofuel, fertilizer, medicine, and biodegradable plastics? It sounds like the ideal solution to a problem that affects us all



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