Publications

“[Passenger vehicle efficiency technology] costs continue to decrease, proving that previous estimates, including those made by the federal regulatory agencies, have been too conservative. . . . Including these latest efficiency developments, compliance costs for the adopted 2025 standards will be 34%–40% lower than projected in the latest U.S. midterm evaluation regulatory analysis.”

Efficiency technology and cost assessment
for U.S. 2025–2030 LDV

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Recent Publications

Statistical portrait of passenger car, light-commercial, and heavy-duty vehicle fleets in the European Union from 2001 to 2017

2018.12.05 | Report

Details on the latest measures that select European Union member states are taking to support advanced alternative fuels

2018.11.30 | Policy update

Assesses evidence for defining high and low indirect land-use change risk biofuel feedstocks in the European renewable fuel policy

2018.11.15 | Working paper

Staff Blog

 

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  • The low-ILUC loophole could allow business-as-usual palm oil imports for biodiesel in Europe

    The EC will will soon decide on criteria for classifying high- and low-risk indirect land use change (ILUC) biofuels under the RED II. If the Commission gets it right, this provision could make a positive difference without becoming a giant loophole.

  • Fixing the broken super credits scheme of the proposed HDV CO2 standards

    If super credits are here to stay, we can at least try to make them better by getting buses out of the scheme and accounting for freight activity.

  • Decarbonizing aviation through low-carbon fuels will be beyond difficult

    It's unlikely that the aviation industry can meet its steep carbon targets almost entirely through the use of low-carbon fuels.

  • Failure to Launch: Why Advanced Biorefineries Are So Slow to Ramp Up Production

    Despite claims that advanced biofuels are just a few years away from commercialization, existing projects struggle to reach their nominal capacity.

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    Events

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    2018.12.04ICCT Event
    Conference | Brussels, Belgium
    2018.09.26
    Workshop | Buenos Aires
    2018.09.24
    Workshop | Buenos Aires