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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

How low will the cost of hybrids go?

  There's a good post on Green Car Congress summarizing ICCT senior fellow John German's talk at the SAE Hybrid Vehicle Symposium last week. The gist: Future improvements in P2 hybrid systems should...A good post on Green Car Congress summarizing ICCT senior fellow John German's talk at the SAE Hybrid Vehicle Symposium last week.
Published 2012.02.27: Blog Post

Historical Analysis and Projection of Oil Palm Plantation Expansion on Peatland in Southeast Asia

This study demonstrates that the area of industrial oil palm (OP) plantations in the peatlands of insular Southeast Asia (Malaysia and Indonesia, except the Papua Provinces) has increased drastically...
Published 2012.02.22: Publication

iLUC and the cost of carbon abatement (part 2)

A while ago, we wrote about why it’s important to consider iLUC if you’re going to try to make assumptions about the carbon abatement cost of biofuel policies – in that case, because we believed that...A quick comparison of potential fuel consumer carbon abatement costs of stronger fuel efficiency standards in Europe, vs. biofuels under the Renewable Energy Directive if indirect land use change...
Published 2012.02.17: Blog Post

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

US 2017-25 CAFE/GHG standards: Comments on NPRM, 13 Feb 2012

Comments in response to the proposed rulemaking issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency on 2017 and later model year light-­duty vehicle...
Published 2012.02.14: News

Webinar: EU vehicle market (15 Feb.)

On 15 February 2012 at 1300 GMT the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership will host a one-hour webinar by the ICCT's regional lead for Europe, Peter Mock, on the technical and environmental characteristics...
Published 2012.02.09: Event

Definition and measurement of marine black carbon emissions

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Published 2012.02.02: Publication

Evolution of heavy-duty vehicle GHG and fuel economy standards

Abbreviated version of presentation originally delivered at the Asilomar Conference "Rethinking Energy and Climate Strategies for Transportation," September 1, 2011. View it on Slideshare More...
Published 2012.02.01: Publication

Decoupling emissions from growing traffic volume

The total number of motor vehicles on the road in Western Europe more than tripled between 1970 and 2005, rising from about 80 million to 260 million. Over the same period, traffic volume as measured...In Europe and North America, the period 1970-2005 saw some interesting changes in the correlation between traffic volume and the level of emissions in the road transport sector, as well as an...
Published 2012.01.31: Blog Post

Statement on Chevy Volt fires, 25 January 2012

ICCT Senior Fellow John German's testimony to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs, Stimulus Oversight & Government Spending on the Chevy Volt fires, "Volt Vehicle Fires: What Did NHTSA Know...
Published 2012.01.27: News

Statement on US 2017–25 CAFE standards, 24 January 2012

ICCT president Alan Lloyd's testimony at the EPA/NHTSA hearing on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for 2017–2025 vehicle CAFE and GHG standards, San Francisco, 24 January 2012. View on Scribd
Published 2012.01.25: News

Comments, proposed amendments to California ZEV program

ICCT's comments to the California Air Resources Board on proposed amendments to the ZEV program, submitted 25 January 2012. View on Scribd
Published 2012.01.25: News

US district court rules Low Carbon Fuel Standard unconstitutional

On December 29th 2011, a federal judge at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California ruled against the California Air Resources Board (CARB) in the case Rocky Mountain...On December 29th 2011, a federal judge at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California ruled against the California Air Resources Board in the case Rocky Mountain Farmers...
Published 2012.01.24: Blog Post

Scenarios for UK biofuel deployment

The UK Department for Transport has just released a set of reports by the consultancy AEA Technology assessing different scenarios for the UK to meet it’s biofuel use targets under the Renewable...A short summary of new UK DfT research on pathway to meet UK commitments under the RED and FQD
Published 2012.01.23: Blog Post

GHG reduction potential and costs of light-duty vehicle technologies

Update: A second workshop is scheduled for 27 April 2012. See here for details and registration. This public workshop brings together regulators, manufacturers, fleets, academics and NGOs to discuss...
Published 2012.01.19: Event

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

Statement on proposed US vehicle CAFE/GHG standards for 2017-25

John German's testimony at a January 17, 2017, hearing in Detroit on the EPA/NHTSA notice of proposed rulemaking on vehicle fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards for 2017–25. [View on Scribd]
Published 2012.01.18: News

Biodiesel carbon intensity, sustainability and effects on vehicles and emissions

This paper summarizes direct and indirect emission and sustainability impacts of biodiesel and assesses the effect of biodiesel blends from the most common feedstocks on compression ignition engine...
Published 2012.01.17: Publication

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