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2017.09.30

News reports and features, September 2017

Latest ICCT-ICAT study confirms what many knew all along – that many Indian passenger vehicles’ real-world emissions exceed the levels claimed on paper—Autocar Professional, 9/1/2017 New on-road car...
2017.09.27

Bus manufacturers commit to bring cleaner 'soot-free' buses to 20 megacities

Paris, France (27 September 2017) — Four of the world’s largest bus and engine manufacturers have committed today to make it easier for major cities to purchase buses equipped with low emissions...
2017.09.03

Test results confirm: Only 10% of Euro 6 cars meet emission limit in real-world driving conditions

In the aftermath of the Dieselgate scandal, government agencies across Europe began to systematically test diesel cars for their emission levels. A new study by the independent research organization...
2017.08.31

News reports and features, August 2017

Experten: Software-Update hilft wenig —Badische Zeitung, 8/1/2017 Are software updates enough to get cleaner air? —Deutsche Welle, 8/2/2017 Dicke Luft in Amerika —ZDF, 8/2/2017 "Nationales Forum...
2017.08.31

Comments to the U.S. EPA regarding the Renewable Fuel Standard Program NPRM

Written comments by the ICCT to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regarding the Renewable Fuel Standard Program: Standards for 2018 and Biomass-Based Diesel Volume for 2019 Notice of Proposed...
2017.07.31

News reports and features, July 2017

India, China to drive road freight fuel consumption: IEA —Hindu Business Line, 7/3/2017 Norway bans government purchase of palm biodiesel —Oil & Fats International Magazine, 7/3/2017 Declining...
2017.07.05

Declining diesel car share not a hurdle for meeting the European Union’s CO2 reduction targets, instead helps reduce compliance costs for manufacturers [press release]

In the aftermath of the Dieselgate scandal, the market share of diesel cars in Europe is declining. The average diesel passenger car emits less carbon dioxide (CO2) than a comparable gasoline car...
2017.06.30

News reports and features, June 2017

Trump’s Paris withdrawal puts more pressure on IMO, say conservation group —Undercurrent News, 6/2/2017  President Trump Dumps Paris Climate Agreement —The Drive, 6/2/2017 Trump withdrawing US from...
2017.05.31

News reports and features, May 2017

Für eine Schachtel Zigaretten nach Berlin? —MDR, 5/2/2017 De nieuwe leaseauto rijdt weer gewoon op diesel —Trouw, 5/3/2017 Nieuwe auto's steeds viezer' —RTL Nieuws, 5/4/2017 Leaserijders kiezen...
2017.05.15

New study quantifies global health, environmental impacts of excess nitrogen oxide emissions from diesel vehicles

Diesel vehicles in major markets produce over 50% more NOx than official certification limits indicate Study links these excess NOx emissions to ~38,000 premature deaths worldwide in 2015—mostly in...

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