EFFECT OF AMBIENT TEMPERATURE ON VEHICLE EMISSIONS AND PERFORMANCE FACTORS
Ambient temperatures have been reported to affect automotive emissions and fuel economies since 1966. This report presents the results of exhaust emissions (regulated and unregulated) and fuel economies associated with fourteen selected vehicles tested at ambient temperatures ranging from 0F (-18C) to 110F (43C) using the various test procedures.
Gulf Research and Development CompanyP.O. Drawer 2038
Pittsburgh, PA United States 15230
Environmental Protection AgencyCharacterization and Applications Branch
Ann Arbor, MI United States 48105
- Spindt, R S
- Dizak, R E
- Stewrt, R M
- Meyer, WAP
- Publication Date: 1979-9
- Pagination: 175 p.
- TRT Terms: Air pollution; Automobiles; Carbon dioxide; Carbon monoxide; Exhaust gases; Fuel consumption; Hydrocarbons; Nitric oxide; Nitrogen oxides; Temperature; Temperature gradients
- Subject Areas: Energy; Highways; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00317996
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: EPA-460/3-79-006A Final Rpt.
- Contract Numbers: EPA-68-03-2530
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Jul 22 1980 12:00AM