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New edition of our annual market profile
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Costs and adoption rates of fuel-saving technologies for trailers in the Canadian on-road freight sector
Explores performance levels and adoption rates of trailer technologies that reduce fuel consumption in tractor-trailers and identifies challenges and opportunities going forward by capturing a broad cross-section of experts in...
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Literature review: Real-world fuel consumption of heavy-duty vehicles in the United States, China, and the European Union
Reviews and summarizes data on commercial vehicle sales and real-world fuel consumption  for tractor-trailers in these key markets, which together account for more than 70% of HDV sales worldwide.
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Global overview of on-board diagnostic (OBD) systems for heavy-duty vehicles
Describes the OBD deployment schedule and monitoring requirements for HDVs in Brazil, China, Europe, India, and the United States (EPA and California’s Air Resources Board).
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From the ICCT Blogs

Which vehicle emissions test cycle is most demanding?
Even though it’s a simple enough question, it has no simple answer, since the new conversion factors vary with vehicle efficiency and are different for gasoline and diesel engines. However, in our comparison of the cycles a few patterns have emerged.  
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Big cars, bigger troubles
India’s increase in the excise duty and absence of LCV fuel-efficiency standards may lead some manufacturers to categorize some models as LCVs to avoid the fuel-efficiency standards. 
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Vehicle technology costs: Estimates vs. reality
The IKA institute just released a study on technology potential and cost for 2025/2030 CO2 targets in the EU—an opportune moment to look back at all the previous such studies and see how accurate they were.
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