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Effects of possible changes in crude oil slate on U.S. refining sector CO2 emissions

This study by MathPro considers the effect that possible changes in the set of crude oils entering U.S. refineries and the mix of gasoline, diesel, and other products they produce—generally termed...
Published 2013.05.13: Publication

An economic analysis of maximum take-off weight (MTOW) reductions under an ICAO CO2 standard

As part of efforts to address the impact of aircraft emissions on the global climate, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is currently developing the world’s first CO2 emission...
Published 2013.05.13: Publication

International Alignment of Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Vehicles

This report, produced by American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy in collaboration with the ICCT, investigates the potential for improved alignment between the major heavy-duty vehicle...
Published 2013.04.19: Publication

Assessment of shipping’s efficiency using satellite AIS data

International shipping is commonly considered the most efficient and lowest-carbon transport mode, and is also seen as having significant potential remaining to reduce emissions still further. This...
Published 2013.04.09: Publication

Market barriers to increased efficiency in the European on-road freight sector

There are several technical and operational measures available to improve the fuel efficiency of truck fleets, but many of these measures are currently not universally implemented. Even cost-...
Published 2012.11.21: Publication

Technical and economic analysis of the transition to ultra-low sulfur fuels in Brazil, China, India, and Mexico

Advanced emission control technologies in engines and vehicles require clean fuels, especially ultra-low sulfur gasoline (ULSG) and diesel fuel (ULSD). In the past decade, many countries with...
Published 2012.11.07: 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

Reducing aerodynamic drag and rolling resistance from heavy-duty trucks

This report summarizes the commercial technologies available in the U.S. and Europe that can be used to improve the fuel efficiency of heavy freight trucks by reducing aerodynamic drag and rolling...
Published 2012.10.15: 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

Evaluation of fuel efficiency improvements in the HDV sector from improved trailer and tire designs

The ICCT and Verband der Automobilindustrie (VDA) commissioned the Institute for Internal Combustion Engines and Thermodynamics of the Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) to carry out tests of...
Published 2012.06.15: Publication

GHG reduction potential for heavy-duty vehicles in the EU

As Europe examines a broad range of strategies to improve its heavy-duty vehicle sector greenhouse gas performance, this report by TIAX, LLC for the ICCT answers one key question: what technologies...
Published 2012.01.19: Publication

Refining economics of a national low-sulfur, low-RVP gasoline standard

This study, performed by MathPro Inc. for the ICCT, analyzes the economics of sulfur and Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) control for gasoline. This is an extension of a 2009 MathPro study for the Alliance...
Published 2011.10.31: Publication

Carbon intensity of crude oil in Europe

Globally, the extraction, transport, and refining of crude oil on average accounts for about 18% of well-to-wheels greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuels—that is, the total emissions produced...
Published 2010.12.20: 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

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