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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.

Following a similar move by Beijing, 27 cities in China implemented stringent new vehicle fuel standards in October 2017 as a step toward reducing air pollution in heavily populated areas. These cities put the China VI fuel requirements into effect about 15 months before the national deadline and applied the new fuel standard to non-road equipment ahead of the national schedule.

A summary of Canada’s proposed federal clean fuel standard structure based on proposals from Environment and Climate Change Canada and the potential impacts of not addressing indirect land-use change.

2015.05.08

Guangdong province becomes the third region in China to move from China 4/IV to China 5/V standards on an advanced schedule, though with a 9- to 12-month postponed timeline announced on March 27, 2015.

Publication: Policy update
2015.04.28

New standards require that the fuel economy of MY 2022 LCVs sold in Japan average 17.9 km/L, compared to 14.2 km/L in 2012—a 26% increase in fuel economy, and a 23% increase from the 2015 standard of 14.5 km/L.

Publication: Policy update
2014.12.22

Resumen de una nueva propuesta normativa que requerirá que los nuevos vehículos pesados a combustible diesel cumplan con los estándares de emisiones equivalentes a aquellos en los Estados Unidos (EPA 2010) y Europa (Euro VI).

Publication: Policy update
2014.12.22

Synopsis of proposed new standards that would require new heavy-duty diesel vehicles to meet emissions standards equivalent to those in the United States (EPA 2010) and European Union (Euro VI).

Publication: Policy update
2014.12.18

The proposed standards, which apply to all new and used passenger vehicles and light trucks, will phase in from 2016 through 2020. The standards for new vehicles are patterned after the U.S. CAFE structure and follow the 2012–2016 targets closely, with a three- to four-year delay.

Publication: Policy update
2014.08.12

Overview of the standards that take effect for type approval of new motorcycles in April 2016, and for all motorcycles in April 2017. The standards tighten HC+NOX limits by 23%–60%, and adopt the Worldwide Harmonized Motorcycle Test Cycle as the mandatory test cycle.

Publication: Policy update
2014.07.30

Overview of the political agreement reached by the council in June on the draft of a directive that would amend the fuel quality and renewable energy directives.

Publication: Policy update
2014.06.20

Summarizes the main elements of the proposed implementation rule for the China Phase 3 new passenger car fuel consumption standard (GB 27999-2011), and provides an unofficial translation.

Publication: Policy update
2014.06.16

Summary overview of major aspects and provisions of the regulation.

Publication: Policy update
2014.03.11

Provides an overview of the requirements of the final rule, discusses the handful of significant changes from the 2013 proposed rule, and summarizes the overall impacts.

Publication: Policy update

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