March 16, 2022
RainIons was just selected to compete in the finals of the Global Automotive & Mobility Innovation Challenge (GAMIC) on Monday, April 4, 2022, in Detroit, Michigan! https://gamicevent.org/
GAMIC’s mission is to identify innovative companies, cultivate new technologies and solutions, and hasten their adoption into the automotive and mobility industries. This is a really big deal; because GAMIC finalists have gone on to sign OEM / Tier I contracts; enter serial production; reach licensing, ink strategic partnership or research agreements; and/or raise millions in investment capital.
More information to follow.
February 14, 2021
moves to Phase 2!
RainIons' efforts to develop a muffler/tailpipe that will reduce vehicle emission pollution from internal combustion engines, takes another successful step forward.
Bravo Team LLC, an engineering design, fabrication, and machining company, performed a Computational Fluid Dynamics Back Pressure Simulation of the RainIons muffler/tailpipe prototype. Bravo Team evaluated the RainIons unique filter placement and design, and the use of a pyroelectric/piezoelectric material.
The results obtained from the simulation cases determined the RainIons muffler/tailpipe will not be detrimental in any way to the performance of the vehicle’s engine!
The project is now moving to Phase 2: testing of the technology in an operational environment. More information to follow.
January 31, 2021
Another Positive Step
Our Founder, Mark DiCarlo, will be attending the 2021 Virtual Sustainable Internal Combustion Engine Symposium Feb 3 - 4.
The Sustainable Internal Combustion Engine Symposium discusses and debates the future of gasoline, diesel and alternative-fuel IC engines. This conference is about how the traditional automotive powertrain has a long future ahead of it when it is developed and advanced beyond its current brief and design constraints.
January 19, 2021
RainIons to Present
at UC Davis'
On January 21st, RainIons will present at UC Davis’ 2021 Innovators Showcase: One of the leading forums in California where innovators
present solutions to tackle pressing issues relating to food security, soil conservation, environmental pollution, and much more.
RainIons will share its vision on pollution reduction by reducing carbon from the atmosphere through a multi-pronged approach: involving vehicular emission, smokestacks, HVAC, ships, aircrafts, and other standalone systems such as farm machinery, pumps, and vehicles.
January 17, 2021
RainIons Selected for ProspectSV's EV Accelerator Program!
We are excited to have been selected to be part of ProspectSV's EV Accelerator Program, a series of learning modules for companies in sustainable transportation.
ProspectSV is an innovation and social impact hub dedicated to improving how technology is developed and used for better transportation systems, buildings, and the environment.
December 11, 2020
Construction of RainIons Prototype Begins!
RainIons, in partnership with Bravo Team LLC, is officially building the automotive muffler and tailpipe prototype to reduce vehicle emission pollution. The Prototype is scheduled
to be completed and tested in early 2021!
May 31, 2019
Air Pollution Kills 7 Million Annually
"An estimated 9 out of 10 people worldwide are exposed to air pollutants that exceed World Health Organization (WHO) air quality guidelines. This is lowering life expectancy and damaging economies across the planet. This polluted air kills some 7 million people each year, causes long-term health problems, such as asthma, and reduces children’s cognitive development. "
March 29, 2018
Biggest Threat to Humanity? Climate Change, U.N. Chief Says
"United Nations — Nuclear weapons? Famine? Civil war? Nope. The United Nations secretary general, António Guterres, on Thursday called climate change “the most systemic threat to humankind” and urged world leaders to curb their countries’ greenhouse gas emissions."
November 7, 2017
Pollution Now Leading Cause of Death Worldwide
"The most comprehensive report to date on the health effects of environmental pollution shows that filthy air, contaminated water and other polluted parts of our environment kill more people worldwide each year than almost everything else combined – smoking, hunger, natural disasters, war, murder, AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria."