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Survey of how features of Class 7 and 8 tractor trucks are specified for purchase in Canada and the United States

Analysis of the extension of the current CO2 certification procedure for heavy-duty vehicles, to also include trailers

Testing shows CO and NOx emissions from China 5 gasoline cars are not properly controlled under real-world driving conditions.

2018.10.23

Survey of how features of Class 7 and 8 tractor trucks are specified for purchase in Canada and the United States

Publication: Working paper
2018.09.24

Analysis of the extension of the current CO2 certification procedure for heavy-duty vehicles, to also include trailers

Publication: Working paper
2018.07.13

Testing shows CO and NOx emissions from China 5 gasoline cars are not properly controlled under real-world driving conditions.

Publication: White paper
2018.06.21

This research explores policy approaches that can improve real-world fuel consumption performance, especially for compliance with the 2015-2020 standards and the development of the 2025-2030 standards.

Publication: White paper
2017.08.30
The Volkswagen Group (including Audi and
Blog Post
2017.08.29

A report investigating the real-world emissions of four Euro 6 passenger cars—one gasoline and three diesel vehicles with different aftertreatment technologies, tested under variable conditions. The investigation was conducted by the Laboratory of Applied Thermodynamics, of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and its spin-off company, Emisia.

Publication: Consultant report
2017.07.28

Outlines the current procedure for the determination of fuel consumption, carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, electric energy consumption, and electric range, specifically for PHEVs in Europe, highlights the most relevant changes expected with the introduction of the new Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP) and discusses key differences between the EU and U.S. test procedures for PHEVs.

Publication: Briefing
2017.07.13

Evaluates the European Commission’s version of the proposed EU new motor vehicle type-approval framework, where it relates to market surveillance activities, and proposes specific ways in which it could be strengthened.

Publication: Briefing
2017.01.30
The news earlier this month that the U.S.
Blog Post
2017.01.12

Provides background information and a detailed overview of the RDE legislation, as well as a discussion of its strengths and areas for improvement.

Publication: Policy update

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