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An overview of CO2 emissions reduction, fuel and technology trends, and market share of new passenger cars in the European Union.

This briefing summarizes the eco-innovation provision, investigates the types and market uptake of approved eco-innovations, and discusses how regulatory developments could affect eco-innovations in the future.

This briefing compares the fleet characteristics and fuel-efficiency technology deployment in China, Europe and the U.S. from 2010 to 2014. In addition, the briefing evaluates the response of the passenger vehicle market in China to the country’s fuel efficiency standards.

2015.09.15

Concisely sets forth the case for leapfrogging from BS IV to BS VI vehicle emissions standards in India, and states the ICCT's position in favor of expediting progress to Bharat VI.

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2015.07.23

Technical summary for policy makers of the status of hybrid vehicle development in the United States. First in a series of technical briefing papers on trends in energy efficiency of passenger vehicles in the U.S.

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2015.07.09

Summary based on the provisional data recently released by the European Environment Agency. All manufacturers have achieved their 2015 targets, with average emissions of 123.3 g/km in 2014, a decrease of 3% compared to 2013.

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2015.06.25

Summary of the rationale for supporting engine-based standards in the first phase HDV fuel efficiency regulation in India.

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2015.04.03

Overview of key technologies and best practices, with recommendations for future research.

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2015.03.05

Details options for and benefits of leapfrogging the Euro 5/V LDV/HDV vehicle emissions standards, and instead progressing directly from Euro 4/V to Euro 6/VI.

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2015.03.02

HDVs conforming to Euro IV and V standards frequently show poor real-world NOx emissions performance. Evidence indicates that new certification protocols in Euro VI resolve this problem, and Euro VI-compliant HDV NOx emissions meet expectations.

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2014.12.10

Summary of technologies and policies to reduce direct emissions from cars, trucks, and buses, drawing on examples of other megacities' policy initiatives in the areas of clean fuels, new vehicle emission standards, and in-use vehicle programs.

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2014.06.13

Expands on the European Environment Agency's recently published provisional data for CO2 emissions from passenger cars sold in the EU in 2013, which shows that average emissions fell to 127 g/km, below the 2015 target.

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2014.05.08

Concise summary of a key component in the compliance mechanism of the RFS2.

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