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2016.06.08

Press statement: Joint India/U.S. statement on climate and clean energy

8 June 2016—The joint statement yesterday on a wide range of cooperative steps that the United States and India will take together on climate policy, clean energy, and the environment comes as...
2016.04.20

Request for Proposals: Heavy-duty vehicle and engine testing, India

The ICCT is seeking proposals to test heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) and engines in India. The testing data developed from this project will be used to support modeling in Autonomie, a dynamic vehicle...
2016.02.09

[Press statement] New ICAO recommended standard for aircraft CO2 emissions is a missed opportunity on climate policy

The agreement announced February 8 in Montreal by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on a performance standard for new aircraft to mandate improvements in fuel efficiency and...
2015.11.23

Pinpointing weaknesses in Europe's vehicle emissions testing scheme to point the way toward a more effective and robust program [press release]

A side-by-side comparison of the vehicle emissions testing arrangements in the United States and the European Union vividly demonstrates the consequences of a lack of crucial checks and balances in...
2015.11.03

New revelations of Clean Air Act violations by Volkswagen [press statement]

The International Council on Clean Transportation once again commends the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board for their rigorous, effective work to enforce the...
2015.09.28

China's commitment to improving heavy-duty vehicle efficiency [Press statement]

Last Friday, during President Xi Jinping’s visit to Washington, DC, China announced further significant steps to limit greenhouse gas emissions. Among the important elements of China’s strategy is a...
2015.09.25

FAQ: In-use NOx emissions from diesel passenger cars

As the story concerning in-use NOx emissions from diesel passenger vehicles continues to unfold, a number of questions concerning the ICCT's past and on-going research into discrepancies between...
2015.09.24

Real-world vehicle fuel economy gap continues to widen in Europe [press release]

Latest study shows average discrepancy between passenger vehicle type-approval test results and in-use fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions now at 40 per cent in the EU The gap between...
2015.09.18

EPA's notice of violation of the Clean Air Act to Volkswagen [press statement]

Investigation into "defeat device" allegedly used to circumvent emissions tests began with ICCT-sponsored research on in-use emissions from diesel passenger cars Highlights the global need for...
2015.09.03

[Press release] Vehicle tests show dramatic variation in NOx emissions from modern diesel cars on new EU test cycle, with exceedances up to 15 times the current regulatory limit

Some automakers meeting diesel NOx emissions standards under more realistic driving conditions, while others lag badly. The technologies to control emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) from modern...

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