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A measure of the condition of ambient air with respect to its effects on public health and the environment. Generally defined in terms of concentrations of six principal pollutants: carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, ozone, and particulate matter.

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Investigated the impacts of updating three standards in Mexico to align with the international best practices employed in the rest of North America: gasoline and diesel sulfur standards, passenger vehicle emissions standards, and truck and bus emissions standards. 

Reveals that the efforts made by multiple Transport Task Group (TTG) countries to promote and support policies and programs—including stringent tailpipe emissions standards, fuel economy standards, low sulfur fuels, and green freight programs—are in good alignment with the long-term perspective and pathways of the Transport Task Group defined in the G20 Energy Efficiency Leading Programme.

Characterizes the climate and health benefits of adopting world-class standards for new vehicle efficiency/CO2 and conventional pollutant emissions in all members of the G20 Transport Task Group.

2018.08.03
Com a publicação da regra final das normas de emissão China VI em 28 de junho de 2018, o Brasil assume a vergonhosa p
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2018.08.01
With the publication of the final rule for China VI emission standards on June 28, 2018, Brazil has the ignominious h
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2018.01.24
News outlets all over the world not so long ago compiled their "best-ofs"—or more likely "worst-ofs"—lists for 2017. Here we hop on the bandwagon, albeit a bit late, and look back at the last year in the European vehicle market.
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2018.01.19
Peru has the fastest growing passenger car fleet in Latin America, thanks to the country's strong economic growth. From 2005 to 2015, annual sales of passenger cars increased more than 9 times, a 25% annual rate of increase.
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2018.01.03

Investigated the impacts of updating three standards in Mexico to align with the international best practices employed in the rest of North America: gasoline and diesel sulfur standards, passenger vehicle emissions standards, and truck and bus emissions standards. 

Publication: Working paper
2017.12.01
Can’t get enough of zombie movies? Well, get ready for a real-life version. Scott Pruitt’s EPA is bringing the oldest and dirtiest diesel engines back from the dead—but disguising them in a shiny new host body. How?
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2017.11.29
It's not the most important or even the worst thing about the Pruitt EPA's propo
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2017.10.23
[This post originally appeared on the TRUE initiative website, www.trueinitiative.org, 16 Oct 2017]
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