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Clean Air Researcher, China

The‭ ‬Ke Lin Chuang Si‭ ‬International Clean Transportation Technology Consulting Co‭., ‬Ltd‭. ‬is a‭ ‬wholly foreign owned enterprise of the‭ ‬International Council on Clean Transportation‭, ‬...
Published 2017.03.13: Job Posting

Euro VI for Brazil: A clear path for cleaner skies

Versão em Português In early February, CETESB, São Paulo’s Environmental Agency, announced new phases for Brazil’s vehicle emission standards, starting with heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) in 2019 and...In early February, CETESB announced new phases for Brazil’s vehicle emission standards for HDVs, LDVs, and motorcycles. This is an opportune moment, then, to highlight the significant benefits that...
Published 2017.03.13: Blog Post

Dale Hall

Published 2017.03.13: Profile

Market analysis of heavy-duty commercial trailers in Canada

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) commissioned this commercial trailer market study along with a previous research project to investigate the costs and adoption rates of heavy-duty...
Published 2017.03.09: Publication

Canada’s hot and heavy (duty) GHG proposal

Hot off the press: this past Saturday the Canadian government released its proposed regulation for heavy-duty vehicle greenhouse gas standards. This is Phase 2 of the regulation. Phase 1 was...This past Saturday the Canadian government released its proposed regulation for HDV GHG standards. Three things that caught our eye right away: the benefits exceed costs by nearly 3-to-1, fuel...
Published 2017.03.09: Blog Post

Proposed fuel-consumption standards for two- and three-wheelers in China

China is one of the top markets in the world for two- and three-wheelers. On October 28, 2016, the Chinese Ministry of Industry, Information and Technology released, for public comment, proposed fuel...
Published 2017.03.08: Publication

Lightweighting technology developments

Weight reduction is one of the most important methods to reduce vehicle carbon dioxide emissions and increase fuel economy, as it lowers the energy required to move and stop the vehicle. Reducing...
Published 2017.03.07: Publication

Cross-price elasticities for oils and fats in the U.S. and the EU

Market linkages between oils and fats are essential for understanding the indirect impacts of biodiesel and renewable diesel production. This study was commissioned by ICCT and performed by Fabio...
Published 2017.03.06: Publication

Electric vehicle capitals of the world: Demonstrating the path to electric drive

This assessment identifies and analyzes major cities around the world that have the highest high electric vehicle uptake by new vehicle share and sales in 2015. The analysis also summarizes electric...
Published 2017.03.06: Publication

Cities compete to claim title of world EV capital

Perhaps now more than ever we should look to cities for innovative transportation policies. Cities face transport issues up close, and I don’t mean potholes, tolls, traffic, and parking. Roadways of...Perhaps now more than ever we should look to cities for innovative transportation policies. As attractive new electric models hit markets everywhere, more cities can learn from each other about what...
Published 2017.03.06: Blog Post

Literature review on power utility best practices regarding electric vehicles

This literature review analyzes current practices of electric power utilities to plan for the increased deployment of electric vehicles. The review summarizes a wide array of projects, initiatives,...
Published 2017.02.14: Publication

Lessons learned from Sweden’s electric vehicle rollercoaster

Sweden is a rising star in the electric vehicle (EV) world. Thanks to a combination of progressive policies and favorable market conditions, Sweden is following in the EV tracks of its trailblazing...Although the Swedish government is planning to introduce a feebate program in 2018, which will likely bring an end to the EV market rollercoaster, other countries can learn a valuable lesson from the...
Published 2017.02.14: Blog Post

International Civil Aviation Organization’s Carbon Offset and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA)

On October 6, 2016, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) finalized the details of a market-based measure (MBM) to offset most of the growth in aviation carbon dioxide emissions...
Published 2017.02.13: Publication

Jessica Chu

Published 2017.02.13: Profile

Why are EU manufacturers claiming their defeat devices are not defeat devices?

I am completely befuddled. Once again, a European manufacturer has admitted they change emission control calibrations to increase emissions under normal driving conditions – but somehow they seem to...PSA has admitted to changing emission control calibrations under normal driving—but denies using banned engine software. The gaming of defeat device regulations has gone on for far too long in the EU...
Published 2017.02.10: Blog Post

U.S. EPA recall program for light-duty vehicles and light-duty trucks

A recall program remains one of the most powerful tools to ensure that in-use vehicles remain in compliance. With many countries now thinking about the compliance and enforcement aspects of their...
Published 2017.02.08: Publication

Aaron Isenstadt

Published 2017.02.06: Profile

Omirzak Kadirbergenov

Published 2017.02.06: Profile

No, fuel economy standards do not put a million US jobs at risk

Ford Motor Company CEO Mark Fields told President Trump that one million jobs are at risk if “fuel-economy rules don’t align with market reality,” according to a report in Bloomberg. There are only...Ford CEO Mark Fields has to know that the US fuel-economy rules are already designed to “align with market reality.” Maybe he doesn't know that a study he's relying on for his numbers is...
Published 2017.02.03: Blog Post

The rise of electric vehicles: The second million

In late 2015, we heralded the first million electric vehicles taking to the road around the world. In January 2017, cumulative global electric vehicles sales already reached the second million. As...This month, cumulative global electric vehicle sales reached two million. What can we say at this milestone about where and how the EV market is developing?
Published 2017.01.31: Blog Post