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2017 Global update: Light-duty vehicle greenhouse gas and fuel economy standards

Global greenhouse gas (GHG) emission and fuel economy standards for light-duty vehicles (LDVs) have progressed significantly in a little more than a decade. Ten years ago, only four governments had...
Published 2017.06.23: Publication

Transatlantic airline fuel efficiency ranking, 2014

This report compares the fuel efficiency, and therefore carbon intensity, of the top 20 airlines on transatlantic routes between North America and Europe in 2014. It is the first analysis to combine...
Published 2015.11.16: Publication

European vehicle market statistics, 2013

Update: The 2014 edition of the EU Pocketbook is now available here. The European Vehicle Market Statistics Pocketbook offers an annually updated, statistical portrait of passenger car and light...
Published 2013.10.28: Publication

Regulated slow steaming in maritime transport

Vessel speed reduction, or "slow steaming," is both a real-world industry trend and a potential avenue for new policy. Researchers at CE-Delft, the University of Southampton, and the ICCT sought to...
Published 2013.04.09: Publication

The New Passenger Car Fleet in China, 2010

Improving fuel efficiency is a key element in China’s long-term strategic plan for the automobile industry, and the focus of previous and current passenger car fuel consumption regulations there....
Published 2012.12.27: Publication

Global transportation energy and climate roadmap

This report evaluates the impact of transportation policies on worldwide oil consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and the potential for reductions in both out to 2030. It finds that...
Published 2012.12.01: Publication

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

European Vehicle Market Statistics

With the adoption of the European Union (EU) regulation setting carbon dioxide (CO2) emission performance standards for new passenger cars (Regulation (EC) No. 443/2009) and light-commercial vehicles...
Published 2012.01.03: Publication

Reducing heavy-duty long-haul combination truck fuel consumption and CO2 emissions

This study provides an assessment of available and emerging technologies that could be used to reduce CO2 emissions and lower fuel consumption from new heavy-duty long haul combination trucks in the...
Published 2009.10.14: Publication

Modeling heavy-duty vehicle fuel economy based on cycle properties

  This study, by researchers at the West Virginia University Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines and Emissions, developed a methodology for predicting heavy‐duty vehicle fuel economy during...
Published 2009.09.24: Publication

Evaluation of vehicle simulation tools

Among the numerous technical and regulatory design issues related to developing fuel economy or greenhouse gas standards for heavy-duty vehicles is the problem of determining the test method(s) to be...
Published 2009.08.09: Publication

Setting the stage for regulation of heavy-duty vehicle fuel economy and GHG emissions

This document discusses issues related to the regulation of fuel efficiency of heavy-duty vehicles in the United States. While new U.S. light-duty vehicles (cars and light trucks) are required to...
Published 2009.02.09: Publication

Passenger Vehicle Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Economy Standards

Governments around the world are currently grappling with two distinct but interconnected issues—how to reduce emissions of climate-changing greenhouse gases (GHG) and how to reduce dependence on...
Published 2007.07.02: Publication

Sipping fuel and saving lives: Increasing fuel economy without sacrificing safety

The public, automakers, and policymakers have long worried about trade-offs between increased fuel economy in motor vehicles and reduced safety. The conclusion of a broad group of experts on safety...
Published 2007.06.29: Publication