A team from ArvinMeritor Inc. is testing a plasmatron fuel reformer in an Indiana bus and has reported spectacular emissions-reduction results. Diesel-powered city bus uses plasmatron fuel reformer. The plasmatron is a small device that reforms just about any liquid petroleum fuel to hydrogen-rich gas. The gas, when injected into the engine along with the liquid fuel, improves fuel economy and cuts emissions. The plasmatron has been under development for the last six years at ...

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