[access-forum] SV: Joost Beuving - INZET's car project
- Just a brief comment, with little connection my daily chores in the field of
new fuels&propulsion systems.
For the sake of coordinated measures, the fuels specs to be developed in
Benin and elsewhere surely should relate to the World Fuel Charter developed
by the European, USA and Asian car manufacturers organizations. I believe
the document is out since last December.
My second point is a curious experience from the Chilean public debate,
where the seriousness of lead poisoning is dicussed as less grave compared
to the threat from higher CO etc, as the lead-free lower octane ratings
would impede proper combustion. Roughly half of the gasoline sold in Chile
is still leaded, and all new cars must since 1992 have 3-way cats. By law
there is no import of used cars. I do not know whether this discussion
depends on outdated (state owned) refinery technology, a case which could
also be in Benin? Do they have any regulations on vehicle emissions?
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