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California Smog Testing Will Now Sniff Out (and Fail) Tuned ECUs

The toughest smog check state in the nation is getting a little tougher Beginning July 19, 2021, Californian automotive enthusiasts have yet another item to add to an ever-expanding list of dos and don’ts (mostly don’ts) regarding their mandatory biennial visits to certified smog facilities. Up to this point, if your car was armed with […]

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History of Reducing Air Pollution from Transportation in the United States

EPA Pollution from vehicles, engines, and fuels dramatically reduced while achieving economic growth Over forty years of clean air policies have improved air quality and improved the health of Americans, and the environment. Since 1970, EPA has set and implemented emissions standards to control pollution from everything from passenger vehicles, heavy duty trucks and buses,

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San Diego State Takes 2nd Straight Mountain West Crown with 71-62 Win Over UNLV

Times of San Diego San Diego State’s fate was in their own hands Wednesday, as coach Brian Dutcher put it, and the Aztecs took full advantage, beating UNLV 71-62 to win their second straight Mountain West title. SDSU won their 11th in a row to secure back-to-back regular season championships for the first time since beginning

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A New Highway Project That’s Environmentally Friendly? (Hint: It’s in the Ocean)

Voice of San Diego Port officials want to build a new highway from San Diego to Oregon, through the ocean. Not one of concrete and asphalt, but a designated ocean route for huge barges to transport heavy goods along the coast. It’s a project known as the Marine Highway 5 or the M-5, a seabound

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Smog

Smog is air pollution that reduces visibility National Geographic ENCYCLOPEDIC ENTRY Smog is air pollution that reduces visibility. The term “smog” was first used in the early 1900s to describe a mix of smoke and fog. The smoke usually came from burning coal. Smog was common in industrial areas, and remains a familiar sight in cities today. Today, most of the smog we see is photochemical smog. Photochemical

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Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Car’s Check Engine Light

Wawanesa Insurance May 17, 2018 Your car’s check engine light is its only way of communicating with you. The method of communication is simple; the problem behind the light could be a lot more complicated. As part of your vehicle’s onboard diagnostics system or OBD, the check engine light indicates that something in your car

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