Motorcycles Are More Polluting Than Cars, Test With New Device Shows | Talking Points Memo

When cable TV’s “MythBusters” program recently investigated the idea that emissions from motorcycles are gentler on the environment than emissions from cars, they burst the bubbles of eco-enthusiast motorcycle riders–and put a small New York company’s innovative emissions testing technology into the spotlight.Since the “Bike vs. Car” episode of the popular sci-tech show first aired on September 28, “We have had an increase in queries about services, requests for interviews, job-seekers, and inventors that have the latest gizmo and widget that will save the world,” says David Munro, CEO of Long Island-based Global MRV, which supplied the Discovery Channel series with its signature lightweight “portable emissions testing systems,” or PEMS, as well as scientific and technical consulting to set up the equipment in the field, and crunch the results.

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