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Transportation efficiency in 2030

Transportation of people and goods currently contributes about a quarter of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, and this share is growing. Unprecedented income and population growth in the...Modeling different transportation scenarios shows interesting trends in GHG emissions from transport through 2030 given the  "policy pipeline” in the world's largest vehicle markets.
Published 2012.04.27: Blog Post

Urban off-cycle NOx emissions from Euro IV/V trucks and buses

Despite meeting more stringent regulatory standards for exhaust emissions during type approval, many Euro IV and Euro V heavy-duty vehicles equipped with selective catalytic reduction (SCR) systems...
Published 2012.04.10: Publication

In-use Testing for CO2 and Fuel Economy in the United States

  China is considering including an after-production conformity test as part of China’s Phase 3 passenger car fuel consumption standard implementation and enforcement plan and is looking for...
Published 2012.03.09: Publication

Update: MMT

We've had requests for a September 2010 update on the situation regarding the fuel additive MMT that was inadvertently vaporized in the course of a website overhaul in late 2011. Text of the 2010...Quick summary of developments in policy on the fuel additive MMT over the last three years in China, Canada, California, and the EU.
Published 2012.02.16: Blog Post

Certification procedures for advanced technology heavy-duty vehicles

  Worldwide, commercial vehicles are a growing contributor to air pollution, fuel consumption, and global-warming emissions in the on-road transportation sector. As with passenger vehicles, there are...
Published 2012.02.15: Publication

Sustainable Management of Two- and Three-Wheelers in Asia

The large share of two- and three-wheelers in Asian countries pose significant challenges to air-quality, public health and road safety. Emission standards and technologies that have been applied for...
Published 2011.11.30: Publication

An Introduction to Petroleum Refining and the Production of Ultra Low Sulfur Gasoline and Diesel Fuel

This is the first work product of a comprehensive analysis of the economics of ULSG and ULSD production and supply in Brazil, China, India, and Mexico, being conducted by HART Energy and MathPro Inc...
Published 2011.11.22: Publication

Developing a world-class technology pathways program in China

Vehicle emissions controls are critical for safeguarding climate and air quality and fostering automotive technology development. Over the past ten years, China has begun the process of building a...
Published 2011.10.04: Publication

China Clean Fuels Summit

Two recent events in Beijing, a journalist forum organized by the China Sustainable Energy Program (September 5) and the China Clean Fuels Summit (September 4–6), have focused attention on the...
Published 2011.09.26: News

Hui He

Published 2011.08.31: Profile

Top-selling fuel-efficient vehicles, 2010

The biggest passenger vehicle markets have progressively seen an increased penetration of highly fuel-efficient and technologically advanced automobiles (defined as vehicles having the lowest...An ICCT analysis of vehicles sold in the EU, U.S., India, China, and Japan shows intriguing trends in how OEMs aim to both meet emission standards and appeal to customers.
Published 2011.07.13: Blog Post

Vehicle electrification: An international perspective

Vehicle Electrification- an International Perspective View more presentations.
Published 2011.07.07: Publication


The ICCT’s China program staff support effective regulation of both local air pollutants and greenhouse gas emissions in the transportation sector. We work to provide China's national and local...
Published 2011.06.20: Landing Page

Asian Clean Fuels Association: In Conversation with Michael Walsh

ICCT Chair Michael Walsh is featured in the Asian Clean Fuels Association News in the most recent issue (May 2011). An excerpt: “I think the lead fight is pretty much done,” Walsh said. “I consider...
Published 2011.06.06: News

Fiscal policies for passenger vehicle CO2 emissions, and implications for China

Comparative Analysis of Fiscal Policies Associated With New Passenger Vehicle CO2 Emissions, and Implications for China View more presentations from International Council on Clean Transportation
Published 2011.04.27: Publication

China vehicle fuel consumption regulation and fiscal policy

  The ICCT and the China Automotive Technology and Research Center co-organized a workshop on April 14-15 in Beijing on vehicle fuel consumption regulation and fiscal policies for China. Hosted by...
Published 2011.04.14: Event

Overview of China's vehicle emission control program

In booming China, vehicle ownership of all kinds is soaring. Since 2000, the total stock of cars, trucks, and buses has more than quadrupled, from 13.5 million to over 60 million, and the number of...
Published 2011.04.07: Publication

Review and Comparative Analysis of Fiscal Policies

Governments worldwide are increasingly looking to fiscal policy to enhance and reinforce standards-based approaches to reducing vehicle emissions. The taxes, fees, rebates, and other instruments in...
Published 2011.02.24: Publication

CNG bus emissions roadmap

In the 1990s, there were several motivations for an increased interest in the use of compressed natural gas (CNG) buses around the globe. However, the imposition of more stringent emission standards...
Published 2010.06.15: Publication

Managing motorcycles: Opportunities to reduce pollution and fuel use from two- and three-wheeled vehicles

For millions of people living in large cities in the developing world, two- and three-wheeled motorcycles offer convenient, affordable access to motorized transportation. Nowhere is this trend more...
Published 2009.10.09: Publication