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Addresses several common misconceptions about light-duty vehicle fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas standards and focuses on Australia’s proposed light-vehicle CO2 standards and the effects they may or may not have on Australian motorists.

Provides a synthesis of information regarding the global development of hydrogen fueling infrastructure to power fuel cell vehicles. Compiles research on hydrogen infrastructure deployment, fuel pathways, and planning based on developments in the prominent fuel cell vehicle growth markets around the world.

Analyzes the benefits of establishing separate engine CO2 standards in addition to full-vehicle regulations to specifically drive improvements in heavy-duty engine efficiency. Outlines a possible pathway for the development and implementation of separate engine CO2 standards for heavy-duty vehicles within the regulatory framework of the European Union.

2014.06.13

Expands on the European Environment Agency's recently published provisional data for CO2 emissions from passenger cars sold in the EU in 2013, which shows that average emissions fell to 127 g/km, below the 2015 target.

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2014.05.08

Concise summary of a key component in the compliance mechanism of the RFS2.

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2014.03.07

Explains how compliance credit trading under the US CAFE standard is managed and executed in practice.

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2014.02.11

Concise overview of the RFS: history and current implementation, proposed reductions in 2014 volumes, biofuels categories, credit trading system.

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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.

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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.

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2013.09.23

Synopsis of a report commissioned from M.J. Bradley Associates by the ICCT and the Regulatory Assistance Project.

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2013.08.16

Concise analysis of the public health and economic benefits of early implementation of stricter standards over 30 years.

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2013.07.24

The health, climate and economic benefits to Mexico possible through alignment of efficiency standards and emissions standards for light- and heavy-duty vehicles, complemented by clean fuels.

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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.

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