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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

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.

2014.01.17

Details timelines, including comparison with corresponding vehicle emission standards, reviews recent key changes, and compares China’s standards with multiple international precedents.

Publication: Policy update
2014.01.17

Brief background to the agreement reached at the end of 2013, and summaries of key elements, the present situation, and expected effects.

Publication: Policy update
2013.11.22

Details recent changes in two existing subsidy programs, one aimed at promoting energy-efficient ICE and conventional hybrid vehicles, the other at so-called new-energy vehicles, especially battery electrics.

Publication: Policy update
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.

Publication: Policy update
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.

Publication: Policy update
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.

Publication: Policy update
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.

Publication: Policy update
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.

Publication: Policy update
2013.06.24

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

Publication: Policy update
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.

Publication: Policy update

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