European vehicle market statistics, 2015/2016
Extends an analysis of the gap between official and real-world fuel consumption
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Proposed new type-approval system for motor vehicles in the European Union
Summary of proposal to overhaul the legal framework for ensuring that vehicles meet all environmental and other regulatory requirements, with a focus on market surveillance, better enforcement practices, and vehicle recalls.
Policy update
Oil market futures: Effects of low-carbon transport policies on long-term oil prices
Oil prices will be lower in the future if low-carbon transport technologies are mass deployed, as these technologies will drive a significant reduction in global demand for oil.
Consulting report
Technical background on India BS VI fuel specifications
This working paper details the differences in fuel specifications for commercial gasoline and diesel fuels in India and the EU, and assesses potential air pollutant emission impacts of these differences.
Working paper



From the ICCT Blogs

Should Delhi ban diesels?
The health evidence on diesels justifies actions that extend restrictions on diesels until they are cleaner. The court should consider a new tax scheme on diesels to pay for their health damages or implement a restriction similar to German law, which permits only BS VI engines.
Staff Blog
Defeat device testing in the EU: So far, not so good
The post-VW vehicle testing by Germany, the UK, and France suggest that defeat devices are being employed in Europe that have yet to be detected. But further testing is needed if the goal is to independently determine the actual cause of the high emissions.
Staff Blog
First look: Results of post-VW diesel vehicle testing in France, UK
Further summary of initial results of diesel emissions screening tests being conducted in Europe in the wake of last year's revelations about VW's use of defeat devices.
Staff Blog