Environmental Impacts

Environmental Impacts

– Air Quality

– Ozone Depletion

– Water Quality

– Land Consumption

– GHG Emissions

– Use of Finite Resources

– CFC Emissions

- Noise Pollution

– Lead Emissions

– Waste Motor Oil

– Partitioning of human and animal communities


Recent Innovations Which Will Reduce Negative Impacts

  • Improved fuel efficiency
  • Improved understanding of pollutant formation
  • 10% increase in patents received by auto companies
  • Spending more than $18 billion annually on research and development in the U.S.
  • Incorporating Driver Assist Systems to improve safety
    • Ultrasonic Sensors, Radar Application, Lidar Detection
  • Connected Cars with factory installed telematics
    • Vehicle-to-Vehicle, Vehicle-to-Infrastructure
  • Advanced Materials
    • Graphene, Aerogel. Smartphone Gass