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

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.

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.

2016.10.06

The proposal would essentially add a new NEV credit program to the existing corporate average fuel consumption regulation for passenger cars overseen by MIIT.

Publication: Policy update
2016.08.25
Summarizes the final rulemaking on new Phase 2 standards to reduce HDV fuel consumption and GHG emissions. Together with Phase 1, the increased efficiency of HD trucks and buses will cut fuel use by over one-third by 2050.
Publication: Policy update
2016.07.08

The goal of this new stage of standard is to reduce fuel consumption by about 15% in 2020 from the 2015 levels, in order to further reduce the gap between China and other more developed markets globally.

Publication: Policy update
2016.06.03

Overview of the main elements of the proposed rule, how it differs from the 2016 rule, and what it means for different types of biofuel pathways and blends.

Publication: Policy update
2016.05.27

Summarizes the specific actions to be implemented in the three key ECZs and compares them to standard emission control areas (ECAs) designated by the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

Publication: Policy update
2016.04.29

Summary of proposal to overhaul the legal framework for ensuring that vehicles meet all environmental and other regulatory requirements, with a focus on market surveillance, better enforcement practices, and vehicle recalls.

Publication: Policy update
2016.04.22

The proposed BS VI standards are far-reaching in scope and incorporate substantial changes to existing Bharat Stage III and IV emission standards. Of particular note is the tightening of particulate matter (PM) mass emission limits and the introduction of particle number (PN) limits for light- and heavy-duty vehicles (LDV, HDV) fitted with gasoline direct injection (GDI) and compression ignition (CI), or diesel, engines. 

Publication: Policy update
2016.02.09

A concise overview of ICAO's proposed aircraft efficiency standard, covering the policy background and standard requirements, and preliminary analysis of expected effects on CO2 emissions.

Publication: Policy update
2015.12.11

Policy update on EPA’s final rule for the Renewable Fuel Standard volumes for 2014–2016, summarizing differences from the proposal and indications concerning EPA’s approach to implementing the RFS beyond 2016.

Publication: Policy update
2015.11.11

If automakers meet the minimum corporate average vehicle energy consumption target, Inovar-Auto will reduce the average energy consumption of new LDVs by at least 12% between 2012 and 2017.

Publication: Policy update

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