Article on EU efficiency standards


On July 11, 2012, the European Commission put forward two regulatory proposals that would implement mandatory 2020 CO2 emission targets for new passenger vehicles (95 g/km) and light-commercial vehicles (147 g/km). In "Effizienzstandards im Verkehrsbereich," appearing in a special issue on climate policy and foundations of the magazine Stiftung & Sponsorship, ICCT's Peter Mock explains the important role ICCT and supporting foundations played by providing extensive independent cost estimates of vehicle technologies.