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2017.05.15

New study quantifies global health, environmental impacts of excess nitrogen oxide emissions from diesel vehicles

Diesel vehicles in major markets produce over 50% more NOx than official certification limits indicate Study links these excess NOx emissions to ~38,000 premature deaths worldwide in 2015—mostly in...
2017.03.29

Identifying clean vehicles to improve air quality in Paris and London [press statement]

(29 March 2017) The International Council on Clean Transportation is honored to be asked to collaborate with the cities of Paris and London, together with C40 Cities, the FIA Foundation, and others,...
2017.03.22

[Press release] New ICCT study shows cost estimates for meeting MPG and pollution standards are overstated by as much as 40 percent

As federal efficiency and pollution standards for cars and light trucks are reopened, a new study finds that the cost of meeting those standards in 2025 is likely being overstated by as much as 40...
2017.03.20

ICCT receives prestigious award from Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection [news release]

On February 28, the Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) recognized ICCT’s “outstanding contribution” in supporting the development of China’s sixth stage emission standard for light-...
2017.03.15

EPA/NHTSA joint Notice of Intention to reconsider the final determination of the mid-term evaluation of GHG emissions standards for MY 2022–2025 light duty vehicles [press statement]

March 15, 2017—The International Council on Clean Transportation supported the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's decision in January 2017 to keep unchanged the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions...
2017.01.13

ICCT applauds EPA’s affirmation of 2022-2025 passenger car greenhouse gas standards [press statement]

January 13, 2017—The ICCT fully supports the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's decision, announced today, to maintain the current greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for model years 2022-...
2017.01.12

[Press release] New Real-Driving Emissions regulation: A great step forward—though not yet far enough to fully control toxic nitrogen oxide emissions

Real-world NOx emissions from new diesel cars could still exceed the Euro 6 emission limit of 80 mg/km by a factor of three or more, even after the new RDE regulation takes effect, according to...
2017.01.05

[Press release] European Union: Emissions of toxic nitrogen oxides by Euro 6 diesel passenger cars are more than double modern diesel trucks'

In Europe, the average amount of nitrogen oxides (NOx) present in exhaust emissions from modern diesel passenger cars is more than double the levels from modern trucks and buses, a new paper by the...
2017.01.05

Comments on the Proposed Determination of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to maintain 2022-2025 standards

ICCT public comments to the U.S. EPA, CARB, and NHTSA on the Proposed Determination on the appropriateness of the model year 2022–2025 light duty vehicle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards...
2016.11.30

ICCT supports proposed EPA action on passenger car greenhouse gas standards [press statement]

November 30, 2016—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that the greenhouse gas emission standards for passenger cars adopted in 2012 are appropriate and do not need to be changed...

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