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Assesses the application of existing vehicle simulation tools to streamline technology verification and accelerate technology uptake in green freight programs

Starting January 1, 2021, all new HDVs sold in Mexico will be required to meet the best-in-class, filter-based standards, equivalent to those currently in place in the rest of North America and the European Union. The Euro VI and US 2010 options are introduced in 2019, along with much weaker Euro V and US 2007 options, which are allowed over a two-year transition period. The soot-free standards become the only regulatory option on January 1, 2021.

Investigated the impacts of updating three standards in Mexico to align with the international best practices employed in the rest of North America: gasoline and diesel sulfur standards, passenger vehicle emissions standards, and truck and bus emissions standards. 

2016.07.28
In Mexico City the summer rains have brought temporary relief from the choking, eye-watering, crisis-level air pollution of the spring.
Blog Post
2016.07.14
On June 29, 2016, President Obama, President Peña Nieto, and Prime Minister Trudeau laid out a formidable shared agenda at the North American Leaders’ Summit on a disparate set of issues that ranged from LGBT rights to global climate cha
Blog Post
2016.03.18
Mexico City just experienced its first air pollution alert in more than a decade, and President Enrique Peña Nie
Blog Post
2016.03.04
Mike Roeth at the North American Council for Freight Efficiency told me a story last week about a U.S. husband-and-wife trucking team.
Blog Post
2015.09.28
The new head of Secretariat of the Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT), Rafeal Pacchiano Alamán, has announced that Mexico will undertake a real-world, in-use
Blog Post
2015.06.08

Reviews current policies, summarizes information on technology and costs, emissions reductions, and benefit-cost ratios, and outlines policy options aimed in particular at HDV tailpipe emissions and fuel efficiency.

Publication: Report
2015.04.23

A workshop to strengthen capacity in the government and civil society organization that participate in the development of official Mexican standards for the control of pollutant emissions from light-duty vehicles. 

Event
2015.03.31
On Friday, March 27, Mexico issued its commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions as part of the U.N.
Blog Post
2014.12.22

Resumen de una nueva propuesta normativa que requerirá que los nuevos vehículos pesados a combustible diesel cumplan con los estándares de emisiones equivalentes a aquellos en los Estados Unidos (EPA 2010) y Europa (Euro VI).

Publication: Policy update

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