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From laboratory to road: A 2016 update

This 2016 update to a series begun in 2013 analyzes 13 data sources covering 15 years, six countries, and approximately 1 million cars. The analysis shows that, in the EU, the gap between official...
Published 2016.11.16: Publication

CO2 emissions from new passenger cars in the EU: Car manufacturers’ performance in 2015

This briefing paper summarizes and analyzes preliminary data for 2015 recently released by the European Environment Agency (EEA) on CO2 emissions from new passenger cars in the EU. The EEA data show...
Published 2016.06.22: Publication

From laboratory to road: A 2015 update

This 2015 update to a series begun in 2013 analyzes eleven data sources covering fourteen years, six countries, and almost 600,000 vehicles. The analysis shows that in the EU the gap between...
Published 2015.09.24: Publication

CO2 emissions from new passenger cars in the EU: Car manufacturers’ performance in 2014

This briefing provides a summary of CO2 emission levels of new passenger cars in the European Union, based on the provisional data recently released by the European Environment Agency. The EEA data...
Published 2015.07.09: Publication

Road transport in the EU Emissions Trading System: An engineering perspective

The introduction of mandatory CO2 standards for passenger cars in the European Union led to a significant decrease in the level of CO2 emissions for new vehicles, and increased deployment of vehicle...
Published 2014.12.04: Publication

European vehicle market statistics, 2014

The annual European Vehicle Market Statistics Pocketbook offers statistical portrait of passenger car and light commercial vehicle fleets in the European Union from 2001—and, beginning with the 2014...
Published 2014.11.12: Publication

The WLTP: How a new test procedure for cars will affect fuel consumption values in the EU

The current European type-approval procedure for fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of cars (the New European Driving Cycle, or NEDC) includes a number of tolerances and flexibilities and no longer...
Published 2014.10.29: Publication

From laboratory to road: A 2014 update

Europe’s passenger-car efficiency regulation has very effectively driven down the official average CO2 emissions and fuel consumption of new passenger cars in the EU. The 2015 target of 130 grams of...
Published 2014.09.28: Publication

CO2 emissions from new passenger cars in the EU: Car manufacturers’ performance in 2013

The European Environment Agency (EEA) recently published its provisional data for CO2 emissions from passenger cars sold in the European Union during 2013. For the EU fleet, average CO2 emissions of...
Published 2014.06.13: Publication

Summary of Eastern EU labor rate impacts on EU cost curves

This paper discusses the impacts of Eastern EU labor rates on CO2 benefit and cost curves for EU light-duty vehicles in the 2020–2025 timeframe. IT is the fourth in a series, with the previous three...
Published 2014.02.27: Publication

EU CO2 standards for passenger cars and light-commercial vehicles

At the end of 2013, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union reached an agreement regarding two regulatory proposals that will implement mandatory 2020 CO2 emission targets for...
Published 2014.01.17: Publication

European vehicle market statistics, 2013

Update: The 2014 edition of the EU Pocketbook is now available here. The European Vehicle Market Statistics Pocketbook offers an annually updated, statistical portrait of passenger car and light...
Published 2013.10.28: Publication

Travelcard Nederland BV datasource document: Fuel consumption of Dutch passengers cars in business use 2004-2012

Travelcard Nederland BV offers a fuel card system that can be used at any gas station in the Netherlands and at more than 33,000 fuel stops across Europe. About 200,000 vehicles, out of the 8...
Published 2013.08.05: Publication

From Laboratory to Road

Fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emission values for new cars in Europe are determined via the so-called type-approval process, which involves testing vehicles under laboratory conditions using...
Published 2013.05.27: Publication

Initial processing of Ricardo vehicle simulation modeling CO2 data

The basic CO2 data used in the development of the EU cost curves is derived from simulation modeling performed by Ricardo inc. This paper summarizes how the data developed by Ricardo was processed...
Published 2013.02.04: Publication

Mass reduction impacts on EU cost curves

This paper discusses the impacts of new vehicle mass reduction data on CO2 benefit and cost curves for EU light-duty vehicles in the 2020–2025 timeframe. This paper is the third in a series, with...
Published 2013.02.04: Publication

Near-term technology potential for new cars in the EU

Only 15–20 percent of the energy in fuels is used to drive a car; the remainder passes unused into the car’s surroundings as waste heat or other losses. Thanks to advanced technologies, these losses...
Published 2013.01.18: Publication

Reducing CO2 and fuel consumption for new cars in the EU

Recent work sponsored by the ICCT, with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, California Air Resources Board, and others, has produced detailed analyses assessing the future CO2 emission...
Published 2013.01.18: Publication

Influence of rolling resistance on CO2

The 9th meeting of the informal subgroup on the development of the WLTP test procedure (WLTP-DTP) (16–18 April 2012, Bern) included a discussion of whether, and how, the selection of tires should be...
Published 2012.11.27: Publication

GHG Emission Reduction Potential of LDV Technologies in the EU, 2020-2025

The ICCT contracted with Ricardo, Inc., to assess the effectiveness of future light-duty vehicle technologies on vehicle performance and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The scope of the project was...
Published 2012.11.05: Publication

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