A month ago, Joel noted that Moller, the makers of the Skycar, found ethanol to be the perfect fuel for its Rotapower rotary engines. Today, Moller announced in a new press release that with ethanol, they're achieving remarkably low emissions.
When adjusted for an automobile traveling at 70 mph the Rotapower's harmful emissions levels were significantly lower than California's Super Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle (SULEV) standards. Unburned hydrocarbons (HC) are at 2 percent of the SULEV limit; carbon monoxide (CO) is just 1.3 percent; and nitrogen oxide (NOx) is at 35 percent.

Sounds like we're going to be needing a new acronym... What's lower than "super ultra low?"

[Source: Moller]

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