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Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transportation finalized new fuel economy standards for new on-road heavy-duty vehicles as part of the government’s ongoing effort to reduce the country’s petroleum usage and greenhouse gas emissions. 

Surveys the policy background, summarizes the key elements of the regulation and the expected effects, and puts the new rule in international context.

Details on the latest measures that select European Union member states are taking to support advanced alternative fuels

2019.01.28

Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transportation finalized new fuel economy standards for new on-road heavy-duty vehicles as part of the government’s ongoing effort to reduce the country’s petroleum usage and greenhouse gas emissions. 

Publication: Policy update
2019.01.03

Surveys the policy background, summarizes the key elements of the regulation and the expected effects, and puts the new rule in international context.

Publication: Policy update
2018.11.30

Details on the latest measures that select European Union member states are taking to support advanced alternative fuels

Publication: Policy update
2018.09.21

New standards to reduce emissions from new on-road heavy-duty vehicles is part of Canada’s economy-wide commitment to reduce GHG emissions 30% by 2030.

Publication: Policy update
2018.07.20

Summary of the China VI heavy-duty vehicle standards and a comparison with emission regulations in the other major markets.

Publication: Policy update
2018.07.19

Overview of the transport fuels provisions in the final EU Renewable Energy Directive for 2021-2030.

Publication: Policy update
2018.06.26

The European Commission recently released a regulatory proposal for setting the first ever CO2 emission standards for new heavy-duty vehicles sold in the European Union.

Publication: Policy update
2018.06.04

Under the Bharat Stage VI and V standards, India will achieve significant reductions of NOx and PM from agricultural tractors and construction equipment.

Publication: Policy update
2018.05.29

Summarizes the key elements of both new regulations (the new type-approval framework and amendment to regulation EU 2017/1151) and provides references for further reading for those interested in more details.

Publication: Policy update
2018.04.23

Provides an overview of this strategy, which represents the first global climate framework for shipping, and includes quantitative GHG reduction targets through 2050 as well as a list of candidate short-, mid-, and long-term policy measures to help achieve these targets.

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