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Summarizes the results of a pioneering vehicle testing program aimed at comparing the fuel efficiency of selected tractor-trailers in Europe and the United States.

Summarizes the state of the electric vehicle market development in California through 2017, quantifying growth across California cities, comparing that growth with other US markets, and putting it in context with broader California policy goals.

A regulatory proposal in the European Union would set mandatory CO2 limits for the heavy-duty vehicle (HDV) categories with the highest share of emissions. This breifing summarizes key findings and policy recommendations from recent ICCT research, including technology baseline and cost-effective CO2 reduction potential for long-haul tractor-trailers, the highest-emitting vehicle category.

2018.05.15

Summarizes the results of a pioneering vehicle testing program aimed at comparing the fuel efficiency of selected tractor-trailers in Europe and the United States.

Publication: Briefing
2018.05.07

Summarizes the state of the electric vehicle market development in California through 2017, quantifying growth across California cities, comparing that growth with other US markets, and putting it in context with broader California policy goals.

Publication: Briefing
2018.05.06

A regulatory proposal in the European Union would set mandatory CO2 limits for the heavy-duty vehicle (HDV) categories with the highest share of emissions. This breifing summarizes key findings and policy recommendations from recent ICCT research, including technology baseline and cost-effective CO2 reduction potential for long-haul tractor-trailers, the highest-emitting vehicle category.

Publication: Briefing
2018.03.18

In the aftermath of Dieselgate, diesel car sales shares are falling in Europe. But diesel's decline does not put EU CO2 targets out of reach. Other technologies offer more compelling and cost-effective pathways to reducing CO2 emissions from passenger cars.

Publication: Briefing
2018.02.26

Provides a brief overview of the energy cost per mile for a vehicle using gasoline versus the energy cost per mile using electricity in the United States. 

Publication: Briefing
2018.02.26

Reviews evidence on the environmental risks of growing lignocellulosic energy crops for biofuel production and policy ideas to address them.

Publication: Briefing
2018.02.12

Effectively enforced vehicle CO2 performance standards are at the core of any effort to realize lower-carbon transport. EU member states should implement supporting policy measures such as emissions-based vehicle taxes, mandates for electric vehicles, and emissions-based road pricing.

Publication: Briefing
2018.02.09

Reviews recent research regarding greenhouse gas emissions from the manufacturing of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles. We analyze this research in the overall context of life-cycle emissions of electric cars as compared to conventional internal combustion vehicles in Europe. Finally, we discuss the primary drivers of battery manufacturing emissions and how these emissions could be further mitigated in the future.

Publication: Briefing
2018.01.30

Der derzeitige Rückgangs des Dieselanteils zieht keine negativen Auswirkungen auf die Erreichbarkeit der Klimaschutzziele nach sich. Vor diesem Hintergrund sollte ein Festhalten an der derzeitigen Subvention von Dieselkraftstoff für Pkw kritisch hinterfragt und eine Angleichung der Steuersätze für Diesel und Benzin in Erwägung gezogen werden.

Publication: Briefing
2018.01.09

Summarizes and evaluates key elements of the November 2017 European Commission proposal as it goes to the European Parliament and the European Council.

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