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Reveals that the efforts made by multiple Transport Task Group (TTG) countries to promote and support policies and programs—including stringent tailpipe emissions standards, fuel economy standards, low sulfur fuels, and green freight programs—are in good alignment with the long-term perspective and pathways of the Transport Task Group defined in the G20 Energy Efficiency Leading Programme.

Provides a roadmap to support the implementation of comprehensive clean fuel and vehicle policies in Southern and Western Africa.

Characterizes the climate and health benefits of adopting world-class standards for new vehicle efficiency/CO2 and conventional pollutant emissions in all members of the G20 Transport Task Group.

2013.11.05

A comprehensive survey, setting India’s policy options in the context of international experience and assessing technology costs versus health and economic benefits under several scenarios.

Publication: Report
2013.11.04

Evaluates worldwide historical and potential impacts of fuel quality and vehicle emission standards, presents a global policy roadmap through 2030, and quantifies the benefits to public health and the climate.

Publication: Report
2013.10.15
A recent ICCT briefing paper pointed out the consequences of delaying the implementation of stricter vehicle emission and fuel quality st
Blog Post
2013.10.01

Brazil has moved to control vehicle emissions, and early deaths from exposure to vehicle emissions are projected to decline by 50 percent in 2030. But if Brazil were to adopt best-practice controls on vehicles and fuels, it could cut health impacts by an additional two-thirds.

Publication: Briefing
2013.09.30
A few days ago, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) announced a new pricing policy for higher quality fuels.
Blog Post
2013.09.26

Without new limits on vehicle emissions and fuel sulfur content, early deaths from emissions of fine particles in India's urban areas will nearly quadruple by 2030. With such limits, India could reduce early deaths by 84 percent compared to business-as-usual in the same period.

Publication: Briefing
2013.08.08

Reports results of a study to characterize octane production in China, quantify the effects on fuel octane of proposed new limits on the use of manganese in fuels, identify alternatives, and quantify costs.

Publication: Consultant report
2013.07.22
Last year, my colleague Gaurav Bansal predicted that diesel vehicles’ share of the passenger car market in India could rise to 60% by 2030.
Blog Post
2013.07.03

Synopsis of ICCT's recently completed comprehensive assessment of vehicle emission control measures in India, setting Indian policy options in the context of international experience and consensus best practice.

Publication: Briefing

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