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The TRUE rating system is intended to measure and rate the magnitude of real world emissions from various vehicle models under a wide range of operating conditions and driving behaviors.

This paper analyses data from European remote emissions sensing campaigns and introduces new methodology to improve the analysis of remote sensing information.

This position brief makes specific recommendations regarding the adoption of RDE testing in India. The recommendations are geared towards ensuring that implementation of an Indian RDE program would narrow the gap between laboratory and on-road emissions performance of vehicles that should meet Bharat Stage (BS) VI emissions standards. 

2018.06.05

The TRUE rating system is intended to measure and rate the magnitude of real world emissions from various vehicle models under a wide range of operating conditions and driving behaviors.

Publication: Consulting report
2018.06.05

This paper analyses data from European remote emissions sensing campaigns and introduces new methodology to improve the analysis of remote sensing information.

Publication: Consulting report
2018.05.31

This position brief makes specific recommendations regarding the adoption of RDE testing in India. The recommendations are geared towards ensuring that implementation of an Indian RDE program would narrow the gap between laboratory and on-road emissions performance of vehicles that should meet Bharat Stage (BS) VI emissions standards. 

Publication: Position brief
2018.05.29

Summarizes the key elements of both new regulations (the new type-approval framework and amendment to regulation EU 2017/1151) and provides references for further reading for those interested in more details.

Publication: Policy update
2018.05.02
Arguably, the biggest climate news so far in 2018 is the International Maritime Organization, or IMO, finally
Blog Post
2018.05.02
In August and again in December of last year, I was asked to speak about the implications of the surprising surge in public announcements of future bans on certain types of vehicles. At the time, I split these bans in two groups.
Blog Post
2017.12.14

The modifications required by US regulators to VW diesel engines designed to cheat emissions tests are more stringent and more effective than in Europe.

Publication: Briefing

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