Publications: United States


Overview of key international factors affecting Indonesian palm oil demand, including biofuel and trade policies and other market drivers


This paper quantifies the gap in charging infrastructure to power more than 3 million expected electric vehicles in the U.S. by 2025.


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.


Survey of how features of Class 7 and 8 tractor trucks are specified for purchase in Canada and the United States


Summarizes existing regulatory practices and develops design principles to adapt vehicle efficiency standards in the 2020–2030 time frame to enable a transition to zero-emission vehicles over the 2030–2050 time frame


ICAO’s CO2 standard could be applied to in-service aircraft to promote additional fuel efficiency improvements from airlines.


Analysis of the market for new commercial trailers in the European Union in terms of sales by country, manufacturer, and trailer type and a survey of fuel-saving technologies.


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.


Compares the fuel efficiency of 20 airlines operating nonstop flights between the mainland United States and Europe.


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


Analysis of electric vehicle market development in the U.S. and the policy and promotion actions that are driving it.


Discusses the potential of zero-emission technologies to reduce emissions from non-road transport, including aviation, maritime, off-road, and rail.


A preliminary assessment of the environmental performance of new commercial supersonic transport aircraft.


Evaluates the costs incurred by manufacturers of diesel engines used in non-road vehicles and equipment for emission reduction technologies needed to comply with increasingly stringent standards.


This briefing compares the fleet characteristics and fuel-efficiency technology deployment in China, Europe and the U.S. from 2010 to 2014. In addition, the briefing evaluates the response of the passenger vehicle market in China to the country’s fuel efficiency standards.


Assesses where electric vehicles and their batteries are manufactured and sold, and the underlying policies in place to sustain growth in the new technology around the world.