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Starting January 1, 2021, all new HDVs sold in Mexico will be required to meet the best-in-class, filter-based standards, equivalent to those currently in place in the rest of North America and the European Union. The Euro VI and US 2010 options are introduced in 2019, along with much weaker Euro V and US 2007 options, which are allowed over a two-year transition period. The soot-free standards become the only regulatory option on January 1, 2021.

Provides an overview of how the NEV mandate will work, summarizes major differences between the interim proposal and the final rule, and evaluates potential impacts.

Synopsis of new fuel-efficiency standards for diesel-powered trucks and buses with a gross vehicle weight of 12 tonnes or more that will go into effect beginning 1 April 2018.

2011.08.19

Summary of the Supplemental Notice of Intent issued by EPA and DOT on July 29, 2011, regarding light-duty vehicle greenhouse gas and corporate average fuel economy standards for the period 2017–2025.

Publication: Policy update
2011.04.21

Summarizes recent developments in the implementation phases of the US Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS2) and CA's Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) and provides the status of emerging LCF policy initiatives at regional levels.

Publication: Policy update
2011.03.07

On February 15, 2011 the European Parliament adopted legislation that, for the first time, will regulate CO2 emissions from light commercial vehicles (LCV) in Europe. It is expected to formally become law in the first half of 2011.

Publication: Policy update
2011.01.11

Summarizes the October 2010 U.S. EPA/NHTSA rule proposal. The sixty-day comment period ends 31 January 2011, and the rule is expected to go into effect in June 2011.

Publication: Policy update
2010.11.11

Policy update summarizing the just released Notice of Intent to develop new U.S. greenhouse gas emissions and CAFE standards for light-duty vehicles in model years 2017 to 2025.

Publication: Policy update
2010.11.08

The European Commission has proposed new emissions standards for two- and three-wheeled powered vehicles and quadricycles, collectively termed L-category vehicles, as part of a broader regulation that would also cover safety and market surveillance.

Publication: Policy update
2010.04.10

On April 1, 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Transportation finalized a new joint regulation for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and fuel economy for model year 2012-16 light duty vehicles.

Publication: Policy update
2010.04.02

On February 3, 2010, the EPA finalized revisions to the National Renewable Fuel Standard. The new rule (RFS2) incorporates changes mandated by the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA), and is a major amendment of the original standard.

Publication: Policy update

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