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Research article 22 Dec 2017

Research article | 22 Dec 2017

Emission factors of black carbon and co-pollutants from diesel vehicles in Mexico City

Miguel Zavala et al.

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Emission factors of black carbon and other chemically speciated particulate matter and gaseous pollutants were measured in real-world driving conditions for 20 diesel vehicles with multiple emission technologies in Mexico City using a mobile laboratory and a remote sensing technique. The results demonstrated the need to use locally obtained emissions data for diesel vehicles, especially in the developing world, to reduce uncertainty and improve the effectiveness of mitigation measures.
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