It has radically reduced the emmissions given off from automobiles. Too bad the big vehicles aren't as closely scrutinized yet.
It is absolutly amazing. From a seminar recently, I understand that leaving the fuel cap off will release more hydrocarbons than from the exhaust out the tail pipe.
With the addition of flex fuel, electric, propane, hydrogen, bio-diesel, and Hybrid cars the outlook is better.
I have found that since the advent of OBDII the number of problems that can occur is astronomicle. I have a pre-OBDII and an OBDII vehicles,and by comparison (Both being Fords) the OBDII has suffered more problems (From very low MPG to extremely bad performance issues not able to be corrected by Ford engineers themselves). At any given time the dealerships claim it is in the computer program to which they can not change(Poor MAF sensor performance,Timing issues)they just don't seem very knowledgeable about what they are doing or care about the matter (You already bought it tough luck is the usual answer).But their resolve to the delema was to go online and purchase a chip for socket J2 on the computer,I asked if the vehicle does not get 21M.P.G. like the manufacturer states than to me there must be a problem. After the techs laughed they stated that there is no possible way for that vehicle with that program to attain that fuel economy.It was stated that 18 M.P.G was the best I'd ever see. Not accepting this from Ford I set out on a little adventure, and discovered their big flaw. It was the catalytic converters, and by having four of them would be a strain on any engine. So we decided to test our theory,and removed the larger segments of converters (2 of them). Created a filler pipe to cover the distance, and re-inserted the O2 sensor as to not throw a code. Discovery was the fuel economy went from 18 M.P.G. to 26 M.P.G. This was a very large jump in fuel economy. To test this out I had to do it several times on over the road tests, and the results came out to within a few tenths of a M.P.G. of each other. So, in removing the technology and applying some old fashioned know how we were able to make the vehicle perform better and be more economical than the manufacturer could. (And by the way Ford blames the E.P.A. for their bad designs). JIM
Pollution is very bad! We are dying becasue of it.
Technology has affected nature in a great number of ways. Technology has improved irrigation in farmland but increased pollution in water.
The environment can be affected by pollution and the destruction of wildlife habitats.
plants are affected by pollution by how the smoke comes from factores and gose into the world and that's how plantes are affected by pollution.
People,animals and plants are affected by air pollution
Yes,groundwater is do affected by the pollution that we cause to the waterbodies on the surface....
Really if you think about it on a larger scale, everywhere is affected by water pollution. Just as everywhere is affected by air pollution and land pollution. i wanted the names of a place :(
1. Technology can contribute to technology because pollution from factories can affect the environment
Same was as any human reallyy... Car fumes is a main one I don't know if you would include this as pollution, but smokers I guess. :/
Air pollution, water pollution ect.
the pollution makes them sick
the car pollution affects 50-90% of air pollution