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ICCT applauds EPA’s affirmation of 2022-2025 passenger car greenhouse gas standards [press statement]

January 13, 2017—The ICCT fully supports the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's decision, announced today, to maintain the current greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for model years 2022-...
Published 2017.01.13: News

[Press release] New Real-Driving Emissions regulation: A great step forward—though not yet far enough to fully control toxic nitrogen oxide emissions

Real-world NOx emissions from new diesel cars could still exceed the Euro 6 emission limit of 80 mg/km by a factor of three or more, even after the new RDE regulation takes effect, according to...
Published 2017.01.12: News

Real-Driving Emissions test procedure for exhaust gas pollutant emissions of cars and light commercial vehicles in Europe

Two legislative packages are currently under development to complete implementation of the new real-driving emissions (RDE) test procedure for measuring vehicle emissions in Europe. The goal is to...
Published 2017.01.12: Publication

Impact of improved regulation of real-world NOx emissions from diesel passenger cars in the EU, 2015−2030

NOx emissions from diesel cars in the EU have remained high, largely due to a growing gap between emission certification limits of Euro 4 and Euro 5 standards (measured in laboratory testing) and “...
Published 2017.01.12: Publication

Senior Financial Analyst

Position Summary The ICCT seeks a highly committed, positive, self-motivated Senior Financial Analyst to join our Finance/Accounting Team in our Washington, DC office. The person in this role...
Published 2017.01.06: Job Posting

[Press release] European Union: Emissions of toxic nitrogen oxides by Euro 6 diesel passenger cars are more than double modern diesel trucks'

In Europe, the average amount of nitrogen oxides (NOx) present in exhaust emissions from modern diesel passenger cars is more than double the levels from modern trucks and buses, a new paper by the...
Published 2017.01.05: News

NOx emissions from heavy-duty and light-duty diesel vehicles in the EU: Comparison of real-world performance and current type-approval requirements

More diesel vehicles are sold in Europe than in China, India, and all of the Americas combined—over 8.8 million in 2014 alone, more than double the sales in the next largest diesel market, China (...
Published 2017.01.05: Publication

Comments on the Proposed Determination of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to maintain 2022-2025 standards

ICCT public comments to the U.S. EPA, CARB, and NHTSA on the Proposed Determination on the appropriateness of the model year 2022–2025 light duty vehicle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards...
Published 2017.01.05: News

Beyond hazardous

In Beijing, air pollution is once again off the charts. The first red alert of the winter was issued in December while I was there, and the heavy smog (mixed with apparently hazardous fog) is now... In Beijing, air pollution is once again off the charts. The air-quality challenge is exacerbated by geographical and meteorological conditions, but the human-made pollution is anything but a natural...
Published 2017.01.04: Blog Post

Hybrid and electric vehicles in India: Current scenario and market incentives

While the FAME scheme provides incentives for all market segments, currently only the passenger car and two-wheeler segments appear to be reaping the maximum benefit from these incentives. In FY...
Published 2016.12.28: Publication

Light-commercial vehicles in India, 2014-15: Technology assessment and international comparisons

The fleet average CO2 emissions for LCVs were 157.6 g/km in FY 2014-15. For the M2 category, the fleet average emissions were 238.1 g/km. Our analysis shows that even though the EU’s LCVs have...
Published 2016.12.23: Publication

Researcher, India

Position Summary The ICCT seeks a highly committed, self-motivated person to contribute to our research to reduce vehicle emissions and improve efficiency of light and heavy duty vehicles in India...
Published 2016.12.23: Job Posting

Evaluation of emission-control scenarios for agricultural tractors and construction equipment

The market for agricultural tractors and construction equipment in India is growing rapidly. Without further regulatory action to control emissions from these sources, they are expected to surpass...
Published 2016.12.23: Publication

Downsized, boosted gasoline engines

Of all the engine improvements considered when the 2025 corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) and greenhouse gas standards were finalized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the...
Published 2016.12.22: Publication

Lightweighting technology development and trends in U.S. passenger vehicles

The technology assessments conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to inform the 2017–2025 passenger vehicle fuel economy and...
Published 2016.12.19: Publication

Driving resistances of light-duty vehicles in Europe: Present situation, trends, and scenarios for 2025

The driving resistances—mass, aerodynamic drag, and rolling resistance—of a vehicle directly affect fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. Reducing driving resistances can significantly aid...
Published 2016.12.15: Publication

European vehicle market statistics, 2016/2017

The annual European Vehicle Market Statistics Pocketbook offers a statistical portrait of passenger car and light-commercial vehicle fleets in the European Union from 2001—and, beginning with the...
Published 2016.12.13: Publication

Diesels dip, electric vehicles rise in Germany

The last 1.5 years have been eventful for Europe’s largest car market. “Eventful” may sound like a nice way of saying that German car brands are the centerpiece of one of the largest scandals in... The theme that ties together the good and the bad headlines emanating from Germany is that the car market is changing, from diesel engines—the German car industry’s bread and butter—to electric...
Published 2016.12.09: Blog Post

ICCT supports proposed EPA action on passenger car greenhouse gas standards [press statement]

November 30, 2016—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that the greenhouse gas emission standards for passenger cars adopted in 2012 are appropriate and do not need to be changed...
Published 2016.11.30: News

A global strategy to introduce low-sulfur fuels and cleaner diesel vehicles

Diesel engines power the dominant share of goods movement, construction equipment, and public transport vehicles in the global economy. This report presents a global strategy to reduce fine...
Published 2016.11.28: Publication

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