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Technical background on India BS VI fuel specifications

The proposed Bharat Stage (BS) VI regulation for on-road vehicles in India includes contains both emission standards for new vehicles as well as specifications for reference and commercial gasoline...
Published 2016.04.22: Publication

The 4th Sino-US Workshop on Motor Vehicle Pollution Prevention and Control

On June 9-10, 2014, the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) and the Vehicle Emission Control Center of the Ministry of Environmental Protection (VECC-MEP) co-sponsored the 4th Sino-...
Published 2014.06.30: Event

U.S. Tier 3 vehicle emissions and fuel quality standards, final rule

On 3 March 2014, U.S. EPA finalized new emission standards for vehicles and fuels, commonly referred to as Tier 3 emission standards (Docket No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2011-0135). Once the vehicle and fuel...
Published 2014.03.11: Publication

The impact of vehicle and fuel standards on premature mortality and emissions

Technology-forcing regulations in the United States, European Union, and Japan have resulted in highly effective controls of tailpipe emissions. Advanced aftertreatment technology and engine tuning,...
Published 2013.11.04: Publication

The case for early implementation of stricter fuel quality and vehicle emission standards in India

The 2013 Auto Fuel Policy Committee is charged with establishing a roadmap for vehicle emission and fuel quality standards in India through 2025. While there is a general consensus that India...
Published 2013.08.16: Publication

A Bigger Plan for Bharat IV

In a recent Times of India article, the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) said what we’ve been saying all along: that Bharat IV standards should be implemented nationwide, and a...Now even the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers agrees that Bharat IV standards should be implemented nationwide, and a roadmap to Euro VI standards drawn up quickly. Is it feasible?
Published 2012.08.08: Blog Post

Civic Forum on Clean Vehicles and Fuels: Opportunities and Challenges

Vehicles are an important source of the air pollutants carbon monoxide (CO), nitrogen oxides (NOx), particulate matter (PM), volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and greenhouse gases emissions. Many of...
Published 2012.06.14: Event