190: Engine Knowledge Bombs!

Join Jimmy and Tyler, on today’s episode of the SnailTrail4x4 Podcast, as they talk with Ryan about some engine knowledge! Some of the history of engine technology, how do gasoline/petrol engines compare to diesel and electric, how do you measure & compare efficiencies of engines, and lots more!

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Show Notes & Resources:

CARB history: https://ww2.arb.ca.gov/about/history
South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) – The OGs of air pollution control: https://www.aqmd.gov/home/research/publications/50-years-of-progress#The%20Arrival%20of%20Air%20Pollution
EPA History of Air Pollution: https://www.epa.gov/air-research/history-air-pollutionand50 years of EPA air quality and management control: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00267-021-01468-9
DOE and EPA run website with label fuel economies: https://www.fueleconomy.gov/
ICCT webpage talking about soot free transportation and the impacts of diesel engines: https://theicct.org/soot-free-transport-resources
ICCT webpage explanation of why there are two different regulations governing fuel economy: https://theicct.org/cards/stack/us-passenger-vehicle-cafe-and-ghg-regulations-basics#1
UCS Cradle to Grave Report on EVs: https://www.ucsusa.org/resources/cleaner-cars-cradle-grave
UCS Cradle to Grave Blog Post Update: https://blog.ucsusa.org/dave-reichmuth/new-data-show-electric-vehicles-continue-to-get-cleaner
UCS tool to see how much cleaner an EV would be in your zip code based on your local power grid: https://evtool.ucsusa.org/

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