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Long-term aviation fuel decarbonization: Progress, roadblocks, and policy opportunities

Aviation is widely seen as the transport sector that is most difficult to decarbonize.  One option to dramatically reduce emissions within the aviation sector is through the use of low-carbon...
Published 2019.01.15: Publication

Unterschied zwischen offiziellem und realem Kraftstoffverbrauch für neue Pkw in Europa stagniert erstmals

Der reale Kraftstoffverbrauch neuer Pkw liegt heute durchschnittlich um 39 Prozent höher als der von den Fahrzeugherstellern angegebene Testverbrauch. Damit ging die Abweichung gegenüber dem Vorjahr...
Published 2019.01.10: News

From laboratory to road: A 2018 update

This 2018 update of the From Laboratory to Road series covers approximately 1.3 million passenger cars from 15 data sources and eight European countries. The update shows that in 2017, for the first...
Published 2019.01.10: Publication

Real-world vehicle fuel consumption gap in Europe is stabilizing

For the first time in years, the discrepancy between passenger vehicle type-approval test results and in-use fuel consumption and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions did not increase, indicating a...
Published 2019.01.10: News

If we use livestock feed for biofuels, what will the cows eat?

Around one-third of all biodiesel produced in the U.S. is made from waste feedstocks like used cooking oil, animal fats, and inedible corn oil. But few waste feedstocks are really wastes; none of...“Waste” biodiesel from corn oil probably drives up corn production and could have resulted in 500 thousand extra tonnes of CO2e emissions in 2017.
Published 2019.01.10: Blog Post

Emerging policy approaches to electrify ride-hailing in the United States

This briefing identifies emerging policy approaches to support the deployment of electric vehicles within ride-hailing fleets, with a focus on the United States. It discusses the adoption barriers...
Published 2019.01.08: Publication

When does electrifying shared mobility make economic sense?

This working paper assesses the timing of cost-effectively electrifying shared mobility fleets in U.S. cities, with a focus on ride-hailing. We develop a total cost of operation metric for...
Published 2019.01.08: Publication

CO2 emission standards for passenger cars and light-commercial vehicles in the European Union

On December 17, 2018, representatives of the European Commission, the European Parliament, and the European Council agreed on a compromise for the European Union (EU) regulation setting binding...
Published 2019.01.03: Publication

Avaliação internacional de políticas públicas para eletromobilidade em frotas urbanas

Link to English version Em uma colaboração entre a Deutsche Gesellschaft für International Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) e o International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), esse estudo examina as...
Published 2019.01.03: Publication

International evaluation of public policies for electromobility in urban fleets

Link to Portuguese version In a collaboration between Deutsche Gesellschaft für International Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), this study reviews...
Published 2019.01.03: Publication

NOx emissions from merchant vessels in coastal China: 2015 and 2030

This paper estimates NOx emissions from merchant vessels in China’s coastal region from 2015 to 2030. Our results indicate that merchant vessels have become a non-negligible source of NOx emissions,...
Published 2018.12.28: Publication

Remote sensing of motor vehicle emissions in London

From November 2017 through February 2018, The Real Urban Emissions initiative (TRUE) conducted a project using remote-sensing technology to measure in-use exhaust emissions from vehicles at several...
Published 2018.12.17: Publication

Real-world NOx emissions from remote sensing: An update of the TRUE rating

Earlier this year the Real Urban Emissions initiative (TRUE, funded by the FIA Foundation and C40 Cities) completed a project using remote-sensing technology to measure nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions...We recently finished collecting, cleaning up, and crunching the numbers from a real-world emissions measurement campaign in London using remote sensing. And we've updated the TRUE rating that...
Published 2018.12.17: Blog Post

Use of remote-sensing technology for vehicle emissions monitoring and control

Measurement of exhaust emissions from in-use vehicles is key to any effective system for controlling air pollution in the transportation sector. The best-known method of in-use vehicle emissions...
Published 2018.12.17: Publication

In-use vehicle exhaust emissions in London in 2018

The City of London and the TRUE initiative began a collaboration in March 2017 to increase the availability and accessibility of information on exhaust emissions, and particularly nitrogen oxide (NOx...
Published 2018.12.17: Publication

NOx and particulate emissions from London’s taxis

The Real Urban Emissions initiative (TRUE) deployed remote-sensing equipment to measure “real-world” emissions from vehicles from more than 100,000 vehicles at several sites around Greater London...
Published 2018.12.17: Publication

Real-world emissions from London buses

New data collected by The Real Urban Emissions initiative (TRUE) provides a clear and detailed picture of real-world pollutant emissions from London buses, and of the effects of policy efforts to...
Published 2018.12.17: Publication

U.S. airlines on track to meet one carbon goal, even without government leadership

In 2009, the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the global trade association for cargo and passenger air carriers, set three goals for the reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions...Airlines are expected to achieve their goal of an average improvement in fuel efficiency of 1.5% per year.
Published 2018.12.17: Blog Post

Using vehicle taxation policy to lower transport emissions: An overview for passenger cars in Europe

Transport emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) have not decreased nearly as much as CO2 from all other sectors in Europe. Together with emission limits, taxes can help accelerate reductions by giving...
Published 2018.12.16: Publication

Put soot-free transport in your NDC

Climate news these days is downright depressing. Global CO2 emissions hit their highest level ever in 2017 and show no signs of peaking. Global average warming is now at 1 degree C and likely to...Soot-free transport will deliver black carbon reductions, which can help achieve the near-term cooling needed to meet a 1.5˚ C target. Climate negotiators in Poland this week ought to bring it into...
Published 2018.12.12: Blog Post

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