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Transparency of data in the regulation of vehicle emissions in the European Union and United States

Third-party, confirmatory testing is an important source of credibility in the vehicle type approval process. Access to the vehicle testing data needed to conduct confirmatory testing, however, is...
Published 2017.09.05: Publication

Real-world emissions testing on four vehicles

We commissioned the Laboratory of Applied Thermodynamics, of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and its spin-off company, Emisia, to investigate real-world emissions of four Euro 6 passenger...
Published 2017.08.29: Publication

Laboratory and on-road emission testing of in-use passenger vehicles in India

Considering the overwhelming evidence of high in-use NOx emissions from diesel cars in Europe and the US, the impact of NOx emissions in human health, and the growing numbers of new diesel passenger...
Published 2017.06.26: Publication

2025 Passenger car and light commercial vehicle powertrain technology analysis

The ICCT commissioned the German engineering services provider FEV to carry out detailed computer simulations and bottom-up "tear-down" cost estimates for individual technologies and technology...
Published 2016.11.21: Publication

On-road testing of CO2 and exhaust emissions from Euro 6 passenger cars in the EU

In 2015, the ICCT commissioned Emissions Analytics, a commercial test house specializing in testing real-world fuel consumption and emissions, to perform on-road testing of Euro 6-regulated gasoline...
Published 2016.11.14: Publication

Strengthening the regulation of defeat devices in the European Union

Although the language in the U.S. and EU regulations on vehicle emissions testing prohibiting defeat devices, and defining exemptions or exceptions, is very similar, the regulations have been...
Published 2016.08.12: Publication

Assessing real-world CO2 emissions using simulation and PEMS data

The Real Driving Emissions (RDE) testing procedure will introduce on-road testing as well as not-to-exceed emission limits for new passenger cars in Europe. However, for the time being, these on-road...
Published 2016.06.21: Publication

In-use emissions testing of light-duty diesel vehicles in the U.S.

The ICCT contracted with the Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines and Emissions at West Virginia University to conduct in-use testing of three light-duty diesel vehicles, using a portable emissions...
Published 2014.05.30: Publication

Effectiveness of CO2-based feebate systems in the European passenger vehicle market

The ICCT commissioned Cambridge Econometrics to carry out this analysis of the effectiveness of CO2-based vehicle taxation in reducing passenger-transport CO2 emissions. The study sought to identify...
Published 2014.03.28: Publication

Investigation of Diesel Emissions in China

In 2012, the International Council on Clean Transportation supported Tsinghua University to investigate emission factors of diesel vehicles in China. The project included a careful review and summary...
Published 2013.10.22: Publication

On-road vehicle emissions remote sensing

The ICCT commissioned this guidance document to inform policy makers of good practices in vehicle remote sensing (RS). Its purpose is to educate policy makers about RS applications, reflect upon...
Published 2013.10.11: Publication

Travelcard Nederland BV datasource document: Fuel consumption of Dutch passengers cars in business use 2004-2012

Travelcard Nederland BV offers a fuel card system that can be used at any gas station in the Netherlands and at more than 33,000 fuel stops across Europe. About 200,000 vehicles, out of the 8 million...
Published 2013.08.05: 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

GHG Emission Reduction Potential of LDV Technologies in the EU, 2020-2025

The ICCT contracted with Ricardo, Inc., to assess the effectiveness of future light-duty vehicle technologies on vehicle performance and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The scope of the project was...
Published 2012.11.05: Publication

Light-Duty Vehicle Technology Cost Analysis: European Vehicle Market

The ICCT contracted with FEV (Aachen, Germany / Auburn Hills, USA) to define the net incremental costs for a set of advanced light-duty vehicle technologies for the European vehicle market. Since the...
Published 2012.11.05: Publication

Emissions and fuel consumption reduction potential from two- and three-wheelers in India

Motorcycle sales in India have been growing at double-digit rates, and recently passed the million-vehicle-per-month mark. With annual sales five times those of passenger cars, motorcycles dominate...
Published 2012.09.10: Publication

Two- and three-wheelers in India

  India, like other developing countries, is characterized by a rising population, mounting urbanization and motorization, and low per capita income. As Indian cities have grown in population, they...
Published 2010.06.10: Publication

An Assessment of Mass Reduction Opportunities for a 2017–2020 Model Year Vehicle Program

A study carried out by Lotus Engineering and released by the ICCT in April finds that, using existing or soon-to-be-available mainstream engineering techniques, automakers can reduce passenger-...
Published 2010.03.30: Publication