A rapid increase in atmospheric concentrations of dichloromethane – an ozone-depleting substance not controlled by the Montreal Protocol – has been discovered by scientists from the University of Leeds in Britain. While the current rate of ozone-depletion by dichloromethane is small, because it attacks ozone at the lowest altitudes of the stratosphere it has a Continue reading New ozone threat
Who owns the data generated by modern ‘connected’ vehicles in their day-to-day running and who should have access to it? What are the anti-competitive, privacy and civil rights implications of vehicles that can store and transmit data on location, usage and countless other factors as well as technical and diagnostic information? These questions represent a Continue reading Who owns vehicle telematics data?
Behind the scenes: A painstaking wiring diagram process Talent, dedication, patience and time. A lot of time. This is just a fraction of what goes into creating the Autodata wiring diagrams used daily in thousands of workshops across Australia and New Zealand, plus countless more around the world. SightGlass News discovered just how much work Continue reading Inside Autodata
Refrigerant company Enviro-Safe has been fined $US300,000 and agreed to stop marketing and selling non-compliant, unapproved hydrocarbon refrigerants as substitutes for ozone-depleting substances in the United States. Under the consent decree, Enviro-Safe must also include warning on the packaging, website listings and marketing materials for its flammable refrigerants stating that the product is “flammable to Continue reading US hydrocarbon refrigerant company cops $300K fine