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How well are governments enforcing vehicle emissions standards? Worldwide, the answer is: Not as well as they could be

New survey-based study shows notable disparities in compliance activities, accomplishments among most important global vehicle markets Washington DC—A new study cataloging and evaluating the efforts...
Published 2017.11.14: News

Umsetzung der Abgasgesetzgebung für Fahrzeuge weltweit oft unzureichend, insbesondere in der EU bislang ineffektive Umsetzung und Nachkontrolle

Eine neue Studie der unabhängigen Forschungsorganisation International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) untersucht, wie effektiv die verantwortlichen Behörden der wichtigsten Fahrzeugmärkte...
Published 2017.11.14: News

ICCT is honored to receive 2017 CCAC award for Transformative Action

Washington DC, 12 November 2017 — The International Council on Clean Transportation is honored to receive the 2017 Climate and Clean Air Award for Transformative Action from the Climate and Clean Air...
Published 2017.11.13: News

ICCT wins 2017 Climate and Clean Air Award for Transformative Action

Bonn, November 12, 2017: The 2017 Climate and Clean Air Award for Transformative Action has gone to the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), for its initiative to conduct checks of...
Published 2017.11.12: News

Global "electric vehicle capitals" are paving the way for clean transportation and offering roadmap for others to follow

Cities are accelerating the global shift to electric cars, with twenty frontrunners leading the charge, according to a new report Electric vehicle capitals of the world: What markets are leading the...
Published 2017.11.08: News

Unterschied zwischen offiziellem und realem Kraftstoffverbrauch für neue Pkw in Europa höher als jemals zuvor

Der reale Kraftstoffverbrauch neuer Pkw liegt heute durchschnittlich um 42 Prozent höher als der von den Fahrzeugherstellern angegebene Testverbrauch. Auf Autofahrer kommen damit Mehrausgaben für...
Published 2017.11.05: News

Real-world vehicle fuel consumption gap in Europe at all-time high

Discrepancy between passenger vehicle type-approval test results and in-use fuel consumption and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions at 42 per cent, with first indications of a possible slowdown in the...
Published 2017.11.05: News

News reports and features, October 2017

The tricks and treats California can use to banish fossil fuel cars —WIRED, 10/3/2017 India, China vie to tap clean energy market by phasing out fossil-fuel vehicles —Hindustan Times, 10/3/2017...
Published 2017.10.31: News

Study: Global shipping emissions rise as IMO meets to discuss climate action

Emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) from global shipping are on the rise again, according to a study released today by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). This finding...
Published 2017.10.17: News

News reports and features, September 2017

Latest ICCT-ICAT study confirms what many knew all along – that many Indian passenger vehicles’ real-world emissions exceed the levels claimed on paper—Autocar Professional, 9/1/2017 New on-road car...
Published 2017.09.30: News

Bus manufacturers commit to bring cleaner 'soot-free' buses to 20 megacities

Paris, France (27 September 2017) — Four of the world’s largest bus and engine manufacturers have committed today to make it easier for major cities to purchase buses equipped with low emissions...
Published 2017.09.27: News

Test results confirm: Only 10% of Euro 6 cars meet emission limit in real-world driving conditions

In the aftermath of the Dieselgate scandal, government agencies across Europe began to systematically test diesel cars for their emission levels. A new study by the independent research organization...
Published 2017.09.03: News

News reports and features, August 2017

Experten: Software-Update hilft wenig —Badische Zeitung, 8/1/2017 Are software updates enough to get cleaner air? —Deutsche Welle, 8/2/2017 Dicke Luft in Amerika —ZDF, 8/2/2017 "Nationales Forum...
Published 2017.08.31: News

News reports and features, July 2017

India, China to drive road freight fuel consumption: IEA —Hindu Business Line, 7/3/2017 Norway bans government purchase of palm biodiesel —Oil & Fats International Magazine, 7/3/2017 Declining...
Published 2017.07.31: News

Declining diesel car share not a hurdle for meeting the European Union’s CO2 reduction targets, instead helps reduce compliance costs for manufacturers [press release]

In the aftermath of the Dieselgate scandal, the market share of diesel cars in Europe is declining. The average diesel passenger car emits less carbon dioxide (CO2) than a comparable gasoline car...
Published 2017.07.05: News

News reports and features, June 2017

Trump’s Paris withdrawal puts more pressure on IMO, say conservation group —Undercurrent News, 6/2/2017  President Trump Dumps Paris Climate Agreement —The Drive, 6/2/2017 Trump withdrawing US from...
Published 2017.06.30: News

News reports and features, May 2017

Für eine Schachtel Zigaretten nach Berlin? —MDR, 5/2/2017 De nieuwe leaseauto rijdt weer gewoon op diesel —Trouw, 5/3/2017 Nieuwe auto's steeds viezer' —RTL Nieuws, 5/4/2017 Leaserijders kiezen...
Published 2017.05.31: News

New study quantifies global health, environmental impacts of excess nitrogen oxide emissions from diesel vehicles

Diesel vehicles in major markets produce over 50% more NOx than official certification limits indicate Study links these excess NOx emissions to ~38,000 premature deaths worldwide in 2015—mostly in...
Published 2017.05.15: News

Identifying clean vehicles to improve air quality in Paris and London [press statement]

(29 March 2017) The International Council on Clean Transportation is honored to be asked to collaborate with the cities of Paris and London, together with C40 Cities, the FIA Foundation, and others,...
Published 2017.03.29: News

[Press release] New ICCT study shows cost estimates for meeting MPG and pollution standards are overstated by as much as 40 percent

As federal efficiency and pollution standards for cars and light trucks are reopened, a new study finds that the cost of meeting those standards in 2025 is likely being overstated by as much as 40...
Published 2017.03.22: News

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