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Transportation Roadmap

Published 2011.12.02: Landing Page

Electric Vehicles

Governments at all levels, the automotive industry, electric utilities, and civil society groups are all seeking to promote electric vehicles with incentives, regulations, charging infrastructure,...
Published 2011.10.06: Landing Page


Yet the transportation sector in Europe is the only one that has not managed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions since 1990. In fact, emissions from transport have increased by 20% between 1990 and...
Published 2011.09.27: Landing Page

Latin America

As yet Brazil has no vehicle fuel efficiency standards in place. In collaboration with the Instituto de Energia e Meio Ambiente (IEMA), the ICCT is working to set the stage there for development of...
Published 2011.09.26: Landing Page


Japan has a long history of applying fiscal incentives to reward vehicle fuel efficiency, including indexing vehicle taxes and registration fees to vehicle weight and engine size. Taken in sum,...
Published 2011.09.26: Landing Page


The growth in India’s vehicle fleet has global as well as local implications. Relatively small though it may still be, India’s is the largest light-duty fleet in the world without efficiency or CO2...
Published 2011.09.26: Landing Page

United States

In late 2011, the federal government finalized emissions and fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles. The rule is a global milestone, though Japan established the first fuel...
Published 2011.09.26: Landing Page

Heavy-duty vehicles

Europe, Japan, the United States and other developed nations have adopted heavy-duty vehicle emission control standards requiring the use of new technologies to reduce these pollutants almost to...
Published 2011.09.15: Landing Page


The ICCT seeks to further strategies addressing the air quality and climate impacts of shipping at both the international and national or local levels. In work contributed to the International...
Published 2011.09.13: Landing Page

Passenger Vehicles

Since the early twentieth century, passenger vehicles have increased mobility and expanded economic opportunity for billions of people. The number of cars on the road has exploded from fifty million...
Published 2011.09.13: Landing Page


Low carbon fuels The most promising lower carbon fuels today are biofuels, natural gas and hydrogen. If these fuels are produced in the right way, they can have a significantly lower carbon...
Published 2011.09.01: Landing Page

Clean Air

Since the 1960s, advances in emission control technologies have enabled dramatic reductions in motor vehicle emissions. For example, the three-way catalyst coupled with the phase-out of leaded...
Published 2011.08.31: Landing Page


Published 2011.07.20: Landing Page


The primary goals of the ICCT program in China are to strengthen regulation of emissions from transportation activity by supporting national and local government officials in the adoption and...
Published 2011.06.20: Landing Page


Regional action is also important. Since January 1, 2012, all flights to, from, and within the European Economic Area (EEA) have been included in the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS), although not...
Published 2011.06.14: Landing Page