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Investigated the impacts of updating three standards in Mexico to align with the international best practices employed in the rest of North America: gasoline and diesel sulfur standards, passenger vehicle emissions standards, and truck and bus emissions standards. 

Comparison of the fuel efficiency of airlines serving 10 transborder routes between Canada and the United State for the 12 months between March 2016 and February 2017. 

Assesses the environmental impacts of crop residue management to inform advanced biofuel policy in Europe.


Survey of technical literature and industry reports to assess equipment costs, environmental side effects, urea and catalyst availability and disposal, and overall system costs of SCR in the marine sector.

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Impacts of Eastern EU labor rates on CO2 benefit and cost curves for EU light-duty vehicles in the 2020–2025 timeframe; fourth in a series.

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Overview of deployment schedule for OBD on HDVs for Europe and the U.S. and main technical features of these two advanced OBD programs.

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Este documento se aclaran las diferencias en el proceso de certificación europeo y estadounidense para vehículos medianos y pesados y se dan recomendaciones para que la NOM-044 sea compatible con ambos esquemas normativos.

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Published in the journal GCB Bioenergy, this paper examines widely cited studies estimating future bioenergy potential and finds that some assumptions for parameters including crop yields, land availability, and costs are inconsistent with the best available evidence.

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Published in Biomass and Bioenergy, this paper reviews the literature on yields of 5 major potential energy crops, concludes that the rate of yield increase is likely to be slower than historically has been achieved for cereals.

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Synopsis of results of studies commissioned by ICCT from Eastern Research Group and TÜV NORD Mobilität to identify logistical and technical issues involved in a major OBD-based study of fuel economy characteristics.

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Synopsis of technology pathways leading to compliance with the US 2020–2025 light-duty vehicle GHG and fuel-economy standards, comparing standard stringency and recent technology trends the US and China.

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Analyzes compliance programs in India, comparing them to the U.S. EPA's procedures for context and to provide recommendations.

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