A zero-emissions vehicle, or ZEV, is a vehicle that emits no exhaust gas from the onboard source of power. Exhaust gas contains harmful pollutants to the health and the environment such as particulates (soot), hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide, ozone, lead, and various oxides of nitrogen.
Prof. Dixon Akinleye, Chairman, Sub Committee (Abstract), made the revelation at a news conference in Lagos to announce the institution’s 14th Research Conference and Fair.
The zero-emission car is one of the products of research grants of about N5 billion that the university has attracted in the last one year.
Prof. Samson Adeosun, the Lead Scientist, led a group of students from the Faculty of Engineering to achieve this feat.