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Impacts of world class vehicle efficiency and emissions regulations in select G20 countries

In 2014, the G20 Energy Efficiency Action Plan prioritized the establishment of a Transport Task Group (TTG) to promote cooperation among participating G20 countries to develop domestic policies that...
Published 2017.01.25: Publication

A comparison of contracts for difference versus traditional financing schemes to support ultralow-carbon fuel production in California

ICCT’s previous work on the low-carbon fuels investment policies suggests that the largest barriers to the production of ultralow-carbon fuels are primarily economic and political. A contract-for-...
Published 2017.01.23: Publication

ICCT applauds EPA’s affirmation of 2022-2025 passenger car greenhouse gas standards [press statement]

January 13, 2017—The ICCT fully supports the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's decision, announced today, to maintain the current greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for model years 2022-...
Published 2017.01.13: News

Comments on the Proposed Determination of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to maintain 2022-2025 standards

ICCT public comments to the U.S. EPA, CARB, and NHTSA on the Proposed Determination on the appropriateness of the model year 2022–2025 light duty vehicle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards...
Published 2017.01.05: News

Downsized, boosted gasoline engines

Of all the engine improvements considered when the 2025 corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) and greenhouse gas standards were finalized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National...
Published 2016.12.22: Publication

Lightweighting technology development and trends in U.S. passenger vehicles

The technology assessments conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to inform the 2017–2025 passenger vehicle fuel economy and...
Published 2016.12.19: Publication

ICCT supports proposed EPA action on passenger car greenhouse gas standards [press statement]

November 30, 2016—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that the greenhouse gas emission standards for passenger cars adopted in 2012 are appropriate and do not need to be changed...
Published 2016.11.30: News

Evolution of incentives to sustain the transition to a global electric vehicle fleet

This report assesses near-term electric vehicle market trends to inform on how governments might optimally evolve their electric vehicle incentive programs to sustain market growth. We analyze...
Published 2016.11.16: Publication

Automotive thermal management technology

When the 2025 corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) and greenhouse gas standards were finalized, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (...
Published 2016.11.15: Publication

Mapping U.S. electric vehicle markets and public policy

2016 has been a politically eventful year for electric vehicles in the United States. A few examples serve to sketch a picture of an active policy frontier. Major consumer incentive programs in...Consumer subsidies, charging infrastructure, non-financial incentives, model availability, and outreach and awareness activities across the 50 most populous metro areas as we near the end of a...
Published 2016.11.11: Blog Post

Identifying the leading regional electric vehicle markets in the United States

This report identifies and quantifies various metrics regarding the auto markets with highest electric vehicle shares by region in the U.S. The work uniquely identifies smaller and medium size...
Published 2016.11.10: Publication

Are automakers beating the U.S. vehicle fuel economy standards? Yep, bigly.

Pretty much everybody prefers a vehicle with better fuel economy than worse, all else being equal. After all, who wants to waste money on fuel? And so automakers keep touting how their cars and even...Highlights that low-cost efficiency technology keeps entering the auto market, and automakers keep beating the efficiency standards. Luckily, there is every reason to believe we’ll continue to see...
Published 2016.11.02: Blog Post

Estimating the fuel efficiency technology potential of heavy-duty trucks in major markets around the world

This study, published by the Global Fuel Economy Initiative, investigates the potential for new freight-hauling tractor-trailers and rigid delivery trucks to improve in efficiency with the adoption...
Published 2016.11.02: Publication

Downsized, boosted gasoline engines

The technology assessments conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to inform the 2017–2025 passenger vehicle fuel economy and...
Published 2016.10.28: Publication

Deployment of passenger car technology in Europe and the United States

For both markets, rapid technology diffusion is found in recent years, largely as a response of vehicle manufacturers to increasingly stringent regulatory standards. Yet there are differences in the...
Published 2016.10.27: Publication

Transmissions

In the technology analyses for the 2025 corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) and greenhouse gas standards, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic and Safety...
Published 2016.10.26: Publication

Sustaining electric vehicle market growth in U.S. cities

This report analyzes the state of the electric vehicle market development and the actions that are driving it. Within the report, thirty-three unique city, state, and utility electric vehicle...
Published 2016.10.21: Publication

The latest paper by the Center for Automotive Research is not what it thinks it is

Last month, the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) released a report on the potential economic effects of EPA/NHTSA’s 2017-2025 light duty rule. Although CAR receives funding or research support...The whole report rests on a false premise about the costs of meeting the standards. And whether that reflects a lack of "objectivity" or something else, it renders the report completely unreliable as...
Published 2016.10.12: Blog Post

Statement in front of U.S. House of Representatives subcommittees

On September 22, 2016 the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade and the Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a joint hearing on the “Midterm Review and Update on the Corporate Average...
Published 2016.10.05: News

Automotive thermal management technology

Thermal management techniques are critical to the robust and efficient performance of conventional and electrified vehicles. Thermal management systems not only support reduction of emissions in...
Published 2016.10.04: Publication

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