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Of hybrids, metrics, and C-Maxes

The recent spate of news on Ford lowering the mileage rating on its C-Max hybrid (e.g., here and here and here) could lead some to question the in-use fuel economy benefits of hybrids. That would be...The recent spate of news on Ford lowering the mileage rating on its C-Max hybrid could lead some to question the in-use fuel economy benefits of hybrids. That would be a mistake.
Published 2013.08.16: Blog Post

Zero-emission trucks: An overview of the state-of-the-art

Battery-electric and fuel-cell trucks could be feasible in Europe within little more than a decade, concludes this study commissioned by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), and...
Published 2013.07.19: Publication

Electric vehicle grid integration in the U.S., Europe, and China

Widespread electrification of the transportation sector holds the promise of greater vehicle efficiency and lower emissions of greenhouse gases and other air pollutants. Many governments around the...
Published 2013.07.17: Publication

Analyzing the Transition to Electric Drive in California

This study investigates how the transition to electric drive vehicles in California and the rest of the U.S. might be accomplished, and the role of public policy in managing the transition....
Published 2013.06.17: Publication

Vehicle technology assessment in the NAS report

In March the U.S. National Research Council released a comprehensive study of the technology potential for cutting oil consumption and GHG emissions by 80% across the U.S. light-duty vehicle fleet in...
Published 2013.04.09: Event

LDV fuel consumption and GHG emissions: Where there's a will there's a way

Last week, the U.S. National Research Council released a comprehensive study of the technology potential for cutting oil consumption and GHG emissions by 80% across the U.S. light-duty vehicle fleet...A recent NRC study assesses technically and economically feasible efficiency improvements we could get in both conventional and advanced LDVs over the next few decades. The question is will we force...
Published 2013.03.28: Blog Post

Transitioning the U.S. light-duty vehicle fleet (National Research Council report)

[For immediate release: 20 March 2013] On Monday, the U.S. National Research Council released a comprehensive study of the technology potential for cutting oil consumption and GHG emissions by 80%...
Published 2013.03.22: News

European vehicle market statistics, 2012

  The 2013 edition of European Vehicle Market Statistics is now available And see the EU Pocketbook online, eupocketbook.theicct.org, for interactive charts and underlying data.   The 2012 edition of...
Published 2012.10.29: Publication

Hydrogen fuel cell vehicle infrastructure

This informal workshop addressed global challenges and opportunities for the deployment of hydrogen infrastructure to support the early commercial fuel cell electric vehicle market. A number of...
Published 2012.10.13: Event

Calculating electric drive vehicle GHG emissions

Calculating the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions attributable to the production of electricity and hydrogen used to power electric drive vehicles is important for understanding the role such vehicles...
Published 2012.08.24: Publication

CleanTransportation podcast

New US passenger vehicle fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards for 2017–2025 may be finalized as early as August 15—next week. CT podcast has interviews with Drew Kodjak and John German on the...
Published 2012.08.10: News

The Rise and Fall (and Rise, and Fall) of Electric Vehicles

The Center for Automotive Research in Michigan recently cancelled its 2012 annual electric vehicle conference, with the conference co-director stating “We see the hype and the activity, but there...Opinions regarding the future of electric vehicles cycle between periods of enthusiastic optimism and bouts of near despair. For those new to the conversation some history is in order. 
Published 2012.06.14: Blog Post

GHG reduction potential and costs of LDV technologies, II

Second in a workshop series for regulators, manufacturers, fleets, academics and NGOs to discuss greenhouse gas reduction potential for light-duty vehicles and projected technology costs in the 2020–...
Published 2012.05.01: Event

2012 LowCVP Annual Conference

EU region lead Peter Mock will speak at the LowCVP's annual event, 10 May. Conference details are here.
Published 2012.04.23: News

How low will the cost of hybrids go?

  There's a good post on Green Car Congress summarizing ICCT senior fellow John German's talk at the SAE Hybrid Vehicle Symposium last week. The gist: Future improvements in P2 hybrid systems should...A good post on Green Car Congress summarizing ICCT senior fellow John German's talk at the SAE Hybrid Vehicle Symposium last week.
Published 2012.02.27: Blog Post

Webinar: EU vehicle market (15 Feb.)

On 15 February 2012 at 1300 GMT the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership will host a one-hour webinar by the ICCT's regional lead for Europe, Peter Mock, on the technical and environmental characteristics...
Published 2012.02.09: Event

Statement on Chevy Volt fires, 25 January 2012

ICCT Senior Fellow John German's testimony to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs, Stimulus Oversight & Government Spending on the Chevy Volt fires, "Volt Vehicle Fires: What Did NHTSA Know...
Published 2012.01.27: News

Comments, proposed amendments to California ZEV program

ICCT's comments to the California Air Resources Board on proposed amendments to the ZEV program, submitted 25 January 2012. View on Scribd
Published 2012.01.25: News

GHG reduction potential and costs of light-duty vehicle technologies

Update: A second workshop is scheduled for 27 April 2012. See here for details and registration. This public workshop brings together regulators, manufacturers, fleets, academics and NGOs to discuss...
Published 2012.01.19: Event

GHG reduction potential for heavy-duty vehicles in the EU

As Europe examines a broad range of strategies to improve its heavy-duty vehicle sector greenhouse gas performance, this report by TIAX, LLC for the ICCT answers one key question: what technologies...
Published 2012.01.19: Publication

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