2012 Ohio Green Fleets Showcase & Technology Expo


Transportation Research Center Inc. attended the 2012 Ohio Green Fleets Showcase and annual Awards Luncheon and Technology Expo, which was held on September 12, 2012 at The River Club at Confluence Park, in Columbus, Ohio. The event’s activities highlighted the creative strategies that certified fleets have used to improve vehicle fuel efficiency and environmental performance.

Emissions Laboratory Upgrades


Transportation Research Center Inc.’s (TRC Inc.) Emissions Laboratory has recently purchased a new AVL Particle Counter, a small engine dynamometer, and has recommissioned its Sealed Housing for Evaporative Determination (SHED) in order to meet changing industry and customer needs.

The new AVL Particle Counter 489 measures and analyzes the non-volatile particle number concentrations, or Particulate Number (PN), of engine exhaust gas, in accordance with European standards.