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“These findings show that CO2 emissions from the new car fleet in Europe can be reduced even if the market share of diesel cars would continue to fall in future years. In fact, a transition from diesel cars to advanced gasoline technology and either hybrid or plug-in vehicles, including gasoline plug-in hybrid and battery electric vehicles, would reduce the net costs of complying with a hypothetical 70 g/km CO2 standard for 2025.”

Shifting Gears

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Synopsis of new fuel-efficiency standards for diesel-powered trucks and buses with a gross vehicle weight of 12 tonnes or more that will go into effect beginning 1 April 2018.

2017.12.07 | Policy update

Summarizes policies and actions that are expanding access to electric transportation in the United States and showcases several examples of equity-focused electric mobility practices that are encouraging their utilization more widely. 

2017.12.06 | Briefing

A statistical portrait of passenger car, light commercial, and heavy-duty vehicle fleets in the European Union from 2001 to 2016, with emphasis on vehicle technologies, fuel consumption, and emissions of greenhouse gases and other air pollutants...

2017.11.28 | Report

Staff Blog

 

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  • Scott Pruitt’s EPA wants to resurrect the dirty diesel

    Additional NOx emissions from gliders under the Pruitt proposal would be 13 times what the impact of the Volkswagen fraud in the U.S. would have been had it gone undetected.

  • Glider industry petition in support of glider trucks debunks itself

    The summary of a "study" that the glider industry used to support its claim that EPA was wrong about how dirty gliders are is fingernails-on-a-chalkboard aggravating.

  • Batteries or fuel cells: Who’s in it for the long haul?

    Tesla isn’t the only company betting big on long-haul electric trucks. Some of the others are betting on hydrogen, some on catenary systems. But don't look yet for an odds-on favorite.

  • Delta should double down on CSeries, fuel savings

    Bombardier's new aircraft is mired in trade disputes, and that's creating some uncertainty over Delta Air Lines' order for 75 CS100 planes. But if Delta keeps its eye on the fuel savings it will reap—and remembers that the clean-sheet design CSeries is going to easily meet the ICAO CO2 standard—it will buy those aircraft, and more.

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