BLOGS / Staff


Common ground on clean transportation

Aligning standards throughout North America allows the U.S., Mexico, and Canada to take advantage of the economic and market integration of the region to meet shared goals for climate, air quality and health, at the lowest possible cost. 

Find it In: Air quality, Clean Air, Fuel standards, Passenger Vehicles, Vehicle emissions standards, Heavy-duty Vehicles

China's latest step forward on vehicle emissions regulation

The newly announced implementation timeline of the China 6/VI vehicle emission standard will accelerate the introduction of the most stringent emission reduction requirements and advanced emission control technologies.

Find it In: Clean Air, Passenger Vehicles, Vehicle emissions standards, Heavy-duty Vehicles

The world turns to electric vehicles

Progression to a robust electric vehicle market is happening, and the world is turning, but the question that remains is how fast? And the answer largely depends on if everyone – governments, automakers and consumers – all align.

Find it In: Electric Vehicles, Passenger Vehicles, Regulatory design

Opel's admissions of defeat device calibrations

Opel admits to reducing vehicle emission controls based on conditions other than ambient temperature or restart. Opel says its “engines are in compliance” in Europe. But, once again, they would not be legal in the US, and the difference is instructive.

Find it In: Air pollution, Clean Air, Compliance and enforcement, In-use NOx emissions, Passenger Vehicles, Regulatory design, Vehicle type-approval tests in the European Union

The European Union’s leadership void on heavy-duty vehicle GHG standards

If the European Comission persists in its indecision around GHG regulation for HDVs, they risk falling behind the US and other countries in HDV efficiency technology development and deployment. 

Find it In: Efficiency, EU heavy-duty vehicle CO2 regulation, GHG emissions, GHG standards, Heavy-duty Vehicles

Policies for efficient transport will lower oil prices, create jobs, and help countries meet climate pledges

The expansion of fuel-saving transport policies has important implications for the future of the global oil market and its impacts on major economies.

Find it In: Biofuels, Global Roadmap, Passenger Vehicles, Fuels, Heavy-duty Vehicles, Marine, Aviation