SMALL ENGINE-CONCEPT EMISSION VEHICLES

THIS PAPER REPORTS THE PROGRESS MADE IN THE RESEARCH INTO AND DEVELOPMENT OF CONCEPT VEHICLES BY THREE JAPANESE AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS-MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORP., NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD. AND TOYO KOGYO CO., LTD.- WHO HAVE BEEN MAKING EFFORTS OVER THE PAST THREE YEARS TO DESIGN AND DEVELOP EFFECTIVE THERMAL REACTOR-EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION AND CATALYTIC CONVERTER SYSTEMS SUITABLE FOR SMALL SIZE ENGINES. THIS WORK IS BEING DONE BY MEMBERS PARTICIPATING IN THE IIEC (INTER-INDUSTRY EMISSION CONTROL) PROGRAMME. AS A RESULT, THE EXHAUST EMISSION LEVELS OF THE CONCEPT VEHICLES DEVELOPED BY THESE COMPANIES HAVE MET THE GOAL ESTABLISHED BY THE IIEC PROGRAMME AT LOW MILEAGE. MUCH INVESTIGATION IS REQUIRED, PARTICULARLY WITH RESPECT TO DURABILITY, BEFORE COMPLETION OF ANY SYSTEM THAT WILL FULLY SATISFY ALL SERVICE REQUIREMENTS. /TRRL/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • SAE PAPER 710296
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  United States  15096
  • Authors:
    • Kaneko, Y
    • KURODA, H
    • Tanaka, K
  • Publication Date: 0

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 18 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00240357
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: R & D Rept
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 16 1974 12:00AM