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

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

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

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

Comments on proposed regulations amending greenhouse gas emissions regulations and other regulations made under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

ICCT public comments to Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) on proposed regulations amending greenhouse gas emissions regulations and other regulations made under the Canadian Environmental...
Published 2017.05.18: News

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

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

ICCT receives prestigious award from Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection [news release]

On February 28, the Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) recognized ICCT’s “outstanding contribution” in supporting the development of China’s sixth stage emission standard for light-...
Published 2017.03.20: News

EPA/NHTSA joint Notice of Intention to reconsider the final determination of the mid-term evaluation of GHG emissions standards for MY 2022–2025 light duty vehicles [press statement]

March 15, 2017—The International Council on Clean Transportation supported the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's decision in January 2017 to keep unchanged the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions...
Published 2017.03.15: News

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

[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

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

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

Anspruchsvolle CO2-Zielwerte für neue Pkw technisch und ökonomisch erreichbar – Fahrzeughersteller können von Elektromobilität profitieren

Ein CO2-Zielwert von 70 Gramm pro Kilometer (g/km) für das Jahr 2025 ist auch ohne eine große Anzahl an Elektrofahrzeugen erreichbar und wäre mit deutlichen Kraftstoffeinsparungen für Autofahrer...
Published 2016.11.21: News

Deeper reductions in car CO2 emissions are both technologically feasible and economical, especially if manufacturers promote electric drive—study [press release]

A CO2 target of 70 g/km for new cars in the EU could be met with very little electrification and with an average payback period of less than 4 years. But transitioning soon to electric drive could...
Published 2016.11.21: News

[Press release] Real-world vehicle fuel consumption gap continues to widen in Europe

Discrepancy between passenger vehicle type-approval test results and in-use fuel consumption and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions now at 42 per cent The average gap between official fuel consumption...
Published 2016.11.15: News

Contracts for Difference could help to expand ultralow-carbon fuel production in California [press release]

While there is a strong need to bring down the greenhouse gas emissions from transportation fuels, existing incentives for ultralow-carbon fuel production don’t do enough to bridge the gap and bring...
Published 2016.10.17: News

Statement in front of U.S. House of Representatives subcommittees

On September 22, 2016 the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade and the Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a joint hearing on the “Midterm Review and Update on the Corporate Average...
Published 2016.10.05: News

Comments on TAR for MY 2022–2025 LDV GHG emissions and CAFE standards

ICCT comments to the U.S. EPA, CARB, and NHTSA on the Midterm Evaluation Draft Technical Assessment Report for model year 2022–2025 light duty vehicle GHG emissions and CAFE standards. View on...
Published 2016.09.28: News

Statement vor Abgas-Untersuchungsausschuss im Deutschen Bundestag

Ein Untersuchungsausschuss des Deutschen Bundestags geht seit September 2016 der Frage nach, inwieweit die Bundesregierung Kenntnis über die zunehmende Diskrepanz zwischen offiziellen und realen...
Published 2016.09.28: News

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