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

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

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.

2013.11.22

On November 14, the formal text for the WLTP was adopted. If confirmed by the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicles Regulations, the WLTP will be ready for implementation by individual countries.

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2013.10.22

Recent decrees by the French government require that providers of transport services in France calculate their CO2 emissions and report them to end users.

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2013.08.06

In February 2013, the ICAO’s environmental committee finalized a CO2 certification requirement to serve as the basis for a global efficiency standard for new aircraft.

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2013.07.23

Synopsis of the standard finalized June 21, regulating CO2 emissions and the fuel economy equivalent for new cars, pickup trucks, and SUVs.

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2013.07.18

Beijing's new local standards to prevent excess NOx emissions from HDVs operating at low-speed in urban conditions make the city the first region in the world to address this deficiency in the Euro IV and V standards.

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2013.06.24

Proposed amendments to regulations would permit more aerodynamic vehicle designs with improved energy efficiency and emissions behavior on European roads.

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2013.05.03

Overview of the US EPA Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. The proposed new standards would be phased in from 2017 and fully implemented by 2025.

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2013.05.03

The Environment Canada regulations to reduce GHG emissions from new on-road HDVs are designed to align with the U.S. national standards.

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2013.03.01

Detailed timeline for upgrading nationwide motor fuel quality, to a standard for maximum sulfur content of 10 ppm for both gasoline and diesel.

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2013.02.04

Synopsis of a tax policy announced late 2012 aimed at promoting techological innovation and development in Brazil's automotive industry.

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