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What hydrocarbons are produced by a diesel motor?

HC in the case of the pollutant class refers to unburnt or partially burnt hydrocarbons not directly to particulate. That includes all types of hydrocarbons, what you get at the exhaust depends on the ...
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How efficiently do different vehicles convert stored energy to kinetic energy?

The Department of Energy has an equivalent infographic for electric cars here. The bottom line is 60% to 73% efficient, not counting the benefit of regenerative braking, compared with 12% to 30% ...
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How efficiently do different vehicles convert stored energy to kinetic energy?

We can estimate the efficiency of a hybrid (Toyota RAV4 hybrid, consuming 6 L / 100 km) by noting that a similar purely electric vehicle (Toyota bZ4X) consumes 0.17 kWh / km. If we set the efficiency ...
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What is the most climate friendly way to travel from Copenhagen to Atlanta?

A bus consumes about 40 liters of diesel fuel per kilometer. If there are 20 occupants, that's 2 liters of fuel per kilometer. However, with 10 occupants it would be 4 liters of fuel per kilometer. An ...
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