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2016.11.30

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...
2016.11.21

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...
2016.11.21

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...
2016.11.15

[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...
2016.10.17

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...
2016.10.05

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...
2016.09.28

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...
2016.09.28

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...
2016.09.27

Cost-effective fuel-efficiency technologies could reduce new aircraft fuel consumption by 25% to 40% in near- to mid-term: New study

Feasible improvements dwarf the efficiency of new aircraft designs currently proposed or planned by manufacturers Substantial gap highlights need for more effective public policies to push energy...
2016.09.26

Critiquing the new CAR study: Crippling flaws in both cost and benefit analyses [press statement]

23 September 2016—Automotive technology expert John German, Senior Fellow/U.S. Co-Lead at The International Council on Clean Transportation, was critical of a new report from the Center for...

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