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Examines how the greenhouse gas and fuel economy standards have changed over time, how the auto industry in different regions has reacted, and discusses how the standards may evolve in the future.

Reviews the political science, regulatory, and economics literature to illuminate the international competitiveness impacts of motor vehicle emission standards.

Compares the uptake of a range of vehicle technologies such as variable valve timing, gasoline direct injection, turbocharging, stop/start, as well as transmission and hybridization technologies in the U.S. and EU in recent years.

2017.09.05
“Run on Less” is more than just a catchy slogan or fancy new report. What is Run on Less? It’s a first-of-its-kind event in which several trucking fleets are showcasing highly efficient tractor-trailers in real-world operations.
Blog Post
2017.06.23

Examines how the greenhouse gas and fuel economy standards have changed over time, how the auto industry in different regions has reacted, and discusses how the standards may evolve in the future.

Publication: Report
2017.05.23

Reviews the political science, regulatory, and economics literature to illuminate the international competitiveness impacts of motor vehicle emission standards.

Publication: Briefing
2016.11.02
Pretty much everybody prefers a vehicle with better fuel economy than worse, all else being equal.
Blog Post
2016.10.27

Compares the uptake of a range of vehicle technologies such as variable valve timing, gasoline direct injection, turbocharging, stop/start, as well as transmission and hybridization technologies in the U.S. and EU in recent years.

Publication: Working paper
2016.08.18
So Tuesday was a really big deal for commercial trailers in the U.S. The U.S.
Blog Post
2016.01.27

A comprehensive evaluation of the effectiveness of vehicle fuel efficiency labelling across a wide range of economies. (Commissioned from the ICCT by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation).

Publication: Consulting report
2015.12.17
Well, it’s that time of year again! No, no, not the holidays. It’s that time of year when the U.S. EPA releases authoritative information on how the automakers are doing in meeting their carbon emission and fuel economy commitments!
Blog Post
2015.11.16

This study is an extension of ICCT’s work benchmarking U.S. airline fuel efficiency on domestic operations since 2010.

Publication: Report

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