clunker

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  • Clunker, diesel cars elimination, gasoline vapor cut effective solutions to curb ozone pollution 2019-06-11 19:42

    Clunker, diesel cars elimination, gasoline vapor cut effective solutions to curb ozone pollution

    TEHRAN – Due to an increased concern about the influence of ozone emissions on human health and on the capital’s air quality, notably gasoline vapor emissions at petrol stations must be reduced, clunker cars should be scrapped and diesel vehicles also have to be discarded, Tehran Air Quality Control Company caretaker said.

  • 150,000 clunker taxis plying roads across Iran 2019-05-29 21:01

    150,000 old taxis plying roads across Iran

    TEHRAN – The situation of clunker taxis in Iran is worrying, as some 150,000 of them are plying the roads, making a disproportionate impact on the country’s air quality, Morteza Zameni, director general of urban taxis union has said.

  • 16,000 clunker buses running in transport fleet nationwide 2019-02-19 09:37

    16,000 clunker buses running in transport fleet nationwide

    TEHRAN – Some 22,000 busses are operating in the country’s public transport fleet, 16,000 of which are clunkers, accounting for 70 percent of the volume of bus transport system, deputy interior minister for urban and rural development has said.

  • LEZ scheme cuts black carbon in Tehran air by 44% 2019-02-07 00:56

    LEZ scheme cuts black carbon in Tehran air by 44%

    TEHRAN – The low emission zone (LEZ) scheme, mandating vehicle inspection, to reduce emissions which went into effect in the capital three months ago, has led to a 44 percent decline in black carbon emission, ISNA reported on Tuesday.

  • 90,000 clunker taxis are plying the roads  2019-01-26 10:15

    90,000 clunker taxis are plying the roads 

    TEHRAN— Some 90,000 clunker taxis are plying the roads in Iran, an official with traffic police has said.

  • ‘Vehicle inspection reduces PM 2.5 emissions by 1.5%’ 2019-01-25 21:25

    ‘Vehicle inspection reduces PM 2.5 by 1.5% in Tehran’

    TEHRAN – While the low emission zone (LEZ) scheme, mandating vehicle inspection, went into effect in the capital city of Tehran to reduce emissions, only 1.5 percent of the particulate matter (PM) 2.5 is reduced in case of full implementation of the scheme, Mohammad Kazemi, an environmental policy researcher has announced.

  • Clunker vehicles scrappage drops by 65% in Iran  2019-01-09 10:44

    Clunker vehicles scrappage drops by 65% in Iran 

    TEHRAN— The scrappage of clunker vehicles has decreased by 65 percent in the current Iranian calendar year (starting on March 21, 2018) compared to a year earlier, an official with traffic police has said.

  • Clunker cars cause 65% of air pollution hitting Tehran 2018-12-25 21:33

    Clunker cars cause 65% of air pollution in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Clunker vehicles being responsible for 65 percent of the air pollution hitting the metropolis of Tehran, remain the largest source of emissions Tehraners breathe, member of the Majlis agriculture committee has said.

  • clunker trucks 2018-01-24 08:58

    Govt. to update truck fleet to ease air pollution

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani announced plans for renovating 70,000 clunker trucks annually within the framework of policies to combat air pollution.

  • The tangled web of air pollution in Tehran 2018/01/01

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    The tangled web of air pollution in Tehran

    TEHRAN — Air pollution, the recurring nightmare of Tehraners from which there is no waking, is a complicated saga of the busy capital of Iran.

  • clunkers 2017-03-08 12:21

    There exist over 1.2m clunkers nationwide, says MP

    TEHRAN — There are some 1.25 clunkers in Iran, MP Hamidreza Fouladgar said, Mehr news agency reported on Tuesday.

  • clunker taxis 2017-01-30 08:51

    Over 40,000 clunker taxis scrapped in 10 months

    TEHRAN — The number of clunker taxis scrapped and replaced by new models since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2016) has gone up to 40,000 nationwide, Environment chief Masoumeh Ebtekar said on Saturday.