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Summarizes the implications of the current mass-based CO2 targets in the EU and outlines three alternatives: do away with the utility parameter altogether; use vehicle footprint instead of mass; keep the mass utility parameter, but reduce its impact on manufacturers’ CO2 targets.

Puts forward a number of specific recommendations aimed at improving the environmental outcomes of the European Commission's May 2018 proposed initial standards.

Overview of the transport fuels provisions in the final EU Renewable Energy Directive for 2021-2030.

2018.08.13

A full day of transport-related events affiliated with the Global Climate Action Summit

Event
2018.08.08

Summarizes the implications of the current mass-based CO2 targets in the EU and outlines three alternatives: do away with the utility parameter altogether; use vehicle footprint instead of mass; keep the mass utility parameter, but reduce its impact on manufacturers’ CO2 targets.

Publication: Briefing
2018.08.08
The European Union in now on the path to become the sixth market to regulate CO2 emissions or fuel consumption of heavy-duty vehicles. Japan, the United States, Canada, China and India have already standards in place.
Blog Post
2018.07.25

Puts forward a number of specific recommendations aimed at improving the environmental outcomes of the European Commission's May 2018 proposed initial standards.

Publication: Position brief
2018.07.19

Overview of the transport fuels provisions in the final EU Renewable Energy Directive for 2021-2030.

Publication: Policy update
2018.07.18

Discusses the potential of zero-emission technologies to reduce emissions from non-road transport, including aviation, maritime, off-road, and rail.

Publication: Working paper
2018.07.17

A preliminary assessment of the environmental performance of new commercial supersonic transport aircraft.

Publication: Working paper
2018.07.11

An overview of CO2 emissions reduction, fuel and technology trends, and market share of new passenger cars in the European Union.

Publication: Briefing
2018.07.11

This briefing summarizes the eco-innovation provision, investigates the types and market uptake of approved eco-innovations, and discusses how regulatory developments could affect eco-innovations in the future.

Publication: Briefing

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