Assesses feasibility, benefits, and costs of phasing out HFC-134a in China
Current non-road regulatory programs lag behind those for on-road diesel engines
Summarizes issues with the luxury cruise ship's voyage through the NW passage
Summarizes manufacturing costs of technologies used to meet standards

Recently Released

Downsized, boosted gasoline engines
An analysis of trends and developments in turbocharged, downsized gasoline engines since the 2017–2025 light duty GHG/CAFE rule written by EPA and NHTSA in 2012.
Working paper
Deployment of passenger car technology in Europe and the United States
Compares the uptake of a range of vehicle technologies such as variable valve timing, gasoline direct injection, turbocharging, stop/start, as well as transmission and hybridization technologies in the U.S. and EU in recent...
Working paper
One in a series of technical briefs highlighting important innovations and trends in transmissions, which, overall, are similar to efficiency benefits and cost projections made at the time the 2025 CAFE standards were finalized...



Contracts for Difference could help to expand ultralow-carbon fuel production in California [press release]
While there is a strong need to bring down the greenhouse gas...

Statement in front of U.S. House of Representatives subcommittees
On September 22, 2016 the Subcommittee on Commerce,...

Comments on TAR for MY 2022–2025 LDV GHG emissions and CAFE standards
ICCT comments to the U.S. EPA, CARB, and NHTSA on the Midterm...

Statement vor Abgas-Untersuchungsausschuss im Deutschen Bundestag
Ein Untersuchungsausschuss des Deutschen Bundestags geht seit...

From the ICCT Blogs

The latest paper by the Center for Automotive Research is not what it thinks it is
The whole report rests on a false premise about the costs of meeting the standards. And whether that reflects a lack of "objectivity" or something else, it renders the report completely unreliable as an analysis of the employment impacts of the CAFE/GHG standards.
Staff Blog
Leapfrogging an outdated standard puts India on par with global leaders in control of vehicle emissions
The adoption of Bharat Stage VI emission standards will significantly reduce air pollutant emissions from vehicles sold in India beginning in 2020. However, changes in the final rule notification will cause 3 years additional delay of truly world-class emission standards compared with the initial proposal.
Staff Blog
Brother, can you spare three cents (for the climate)?
A back-of-the-envelope calculation shows that the ICAO agreement would entail the aviation industry paying about three cents on the dollar of its climate damages from 2021 to 2035.
Staff Blog