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    Another big step toward cleaner air is being taken with the introduction of the 1970 models cars.

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    LS ASSY. LINE



    CU AIR CLEANER



    LS ENGINE LINE



    LS ENGINE



    CU CARBURETOR



    MS INSTALLS HOSE
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    LS TEST AREA



    CU ENGINE



    MS EXHAUST HOSE



    CU EXHAUST HOSE



    LS INSTRUMENTS



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    CU RECORDER



    MS TEST PANEL



    CU PRINT OUT



    CU REPORT SHEET



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    VARIOUS AIR POLUTION DEVICES TESTED ON CARS




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    Note to Editor: Since the automobile is only one cause of polluted air, you may wish to localize and expand on this story by citing steps that are being taken (or not taken) in your area by other contributors to pollution.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Another big step toward cleaner air is being taken with the introduction of the 1970 models cars. Every new car has improved controls to reduce air pollution......
    The auto industry has already produced more than a million 1970 models.....and every one is equipped with systems to further cut emissions of hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide. All new cars will meet the newest state and federal standards which require that emissions be cut approximately one-third below the allowable levels for last year's models.

    As cars are produced, they are spot-checked to be sure that the anti-pollution systems are working properly. Instruments are attached to the engine and exhaust samples are taken. Information from these tests is fed to a computer for analysis. Since 1960, hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide emissions have been reduced between 70 and 80 percent in the auto industry's drive for cleaner air. Automobile manufacturers say that installing clean air equipment is one thing...keeping it in working order something else. So each new car gets a label to remind owners that the new systems work best when the engine is properly tuned.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA11QW0NODNFOJPBA7HYX2OV06W
    Media URN:
    VLVA11QW0NODNFOJPBA7HYX2OV06W
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
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    N/A

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