Cars that produce no emissions and are equipped with conventional fuel engines could be part of a solution to air pollution. What sounds like an unattainable dream has been scrutinised by scientists at the TU Munich. Instead of diesel or gasoline fuels, they rely on synthetic energy suppliers such as the oxymethylene ether group. In contrast to conventional fuels, artificially generated fuels do not produce any emissions because they burn almost residue-free. This could herald the end of fine dust, carbon dioxide and nitrogen oxide pollution. And above all, improve air quality in the emission-stricken cities.

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Author profile picture Christiane Manow-Le Ruyet is a writer who is always curious and always ready to learn something new. In addition to IT and architecture, she is also at home in the areas of sustainability and food. And when she doesn’t write, she draws. Preferably sketch notes. This is her second passion – as a trained interior designer perhaps no surprise.