Publications: Passenger Vehicles


This update, based on a statistical analysis of data for more than 1.3 million vehicles from eight European countries, shows the average gap between official fuel consumption figures and actual fuel use for new cars in the EU stabilized at 39 percent.


Identifies adoption barriers and summarizes policy approaches for states, cities, and utilities to accelerate the deployment of electric vehicles in ride-hailing fleets.


Assesses the timing of cost-effectively electrifying shared mobility fleets in U.S. cities, with a focus on ride-hailing fleets based on total cost of operation for conventional, hybrid, and electric vehicles in the U.S.


Surveys the policy background, summarizes the key elements of the regulation and the expected effects, and puts the new rule in international context.


Overview of vehicle taxation policy across Europe and how governments might induce consumers to opt for low-emission vehicles


Statistical portrait of passenger car, light-commercial, and heavy-duty vehicle fleets in the European Union from 2001 to 2017


Analysis of subnational level policy actions promoting electric vehicle sales in 30 Chinese cities.


Evaluation of the compliance of manufacturer groups in India with fiscal year 2017–2018 fuel consumption standards and their readiness to meet more stringent requirements


Summary of series on the overall status of technology adoption in China and evaluation of the potential for reducing fuel consumption under different development scenarios.


Analysis of the technology progress and new developments in hybrid and electric vehicles in China.


Assessment of the progress and new developments in thermal management technologies in China.


Assessment of technology progress and new developments in vehicle technologies, including lightweighting, active aerodynamics, and low rolling resistance tires in China.


Assessment of technology progress and new developments in transmissions in China.


Assessment of technology progress and new developments in internal combustion engines in China.


Analysis outlines the benefits of retaining the 2025 fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards currently in force in Canada.


Results of analysis of the projected technology deployment in the Canadian vehicle fleet, with associated per-vehicle costs, by car and truck class and by vehicle type


Methodology and model used in carrying out the analysis of the Canadian baseline fleet to assess the costs and benefits of different regulatory scenarios.


Analysis develops a Canadian LDV baseline fleet to assess the main characteristics and provide a comparison between the Canadian and the U.S. LDV fleets.


Summarizes the states and other localities who have voiced opposition to the rollback of 2025 federal fuel efficiency standards.


Summarizes the implications of the current mass-based CO2 targets in the EU and outlines three alternatives: do away with the utility parameter altogether; use vehicle footprint instead of mass; keep the mass utility parameter, but reduce its impact on manufacturers’ CO2 targets.