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Consumer benefits of increased efficiency in 2025-2030 light-duty vehicles in the U.S.
Analyzes impacts of emerging vehicle efficiency technologies on consumer fuel savings, benefit-to-cost ratio, and payback period in the 2025–2030 time frame.
Update: California's electric vehicle market
Summarizes the status of electric vehicle market in California through 2016, quantifying electric vehicle market growth across California cities and metropolitan areas.
Alternative jet fuel development and deployment in North America
Evaluates the trajectory of GHG emissions from international aviation in the U.S. and Canada as well as the possible GHG reductions that could be made from deployment of alternative jet fuels (AJFs) within the framework of the...

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  • Policy summary: India's vehicle emissions control program (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.

  • Vegetable oil markets and the EU biofuel mandate (2013.02.11)

    An important question when estimating the indirect land use change emissions from biodiesel feedstocks is whether vegetable oils replace each other in the market, so that increased demand for one may result in increased production of another. In this paper, it is shown that the evidence from trade and agricultural production data strongly suggests that demand for rapeseed biodiesel in the EU will have driven expansion of palm oil production in Indonesia and Malaysia, as predicted in IFPRI's iLUC modeling with MIRAGE (Laborde, 2011). 

  • Near-term technology potential for new cars in the EU (2013.01.18)

    Briefing on the potential and estimated costs of various vehicle technologies to reduce CO2 emissions and fuel consumption, based on rigorous tear-down analyses carried out in the U.S. and Europe.

  • Reducing CO2 and fuel consumption for new cars in the EU (2013.01.18)

    Concise overview of an analysis of the CO2 emission reduction potential of various vehicle technologies and estimate of associated costs in the EU market.

  • Costs and benefits of cleaner fuels and vehicles in India (2012.12.11)

    Investing in ultra-low-sulfur fuel and clean vehicle technologies in India will not come without costs. But the benefits, in terms of reduced healthcare costs and higher productivity, far outweigh them.

  • The Benefits of Low Sulphur Fuels in India (2012.05.21)

    This briefing discusses the advantages of implementing a policy of “one country, one fuel, one regulation" and moving to further reduce fuel sulphur content in India.

  • The Potential of Lower Vehicular Emissions in Indian Cities (2012.04.20)

    Outlines concrete policy initiatives to reduce harmful vehicle emissions that can be implemented over the course of India's 12th five-year plan.

  • Biodiesel carbon intensity, sustainability and effects on vehicles and emissions (2012.01.17)

    This paper summarizes direct and indirect emission and sustainability impacts of biodiesel and assesses the effect of biodiesel blends from the most common feedstocks on compression ignition engine emissions and performance. 

  • IFPRI-MIRAGE 2011 modeling of indirect land use change (2011.11.22)

    The European Renewable Energy and Fuel Quality Directives require the European Commission to propose, based on the best available data, a methodology to control indirect land use change emissions due to biofuels expansion. To support its impact assessment of ILUC policy options, the commission asked the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) to update its modeling of ILUC emissions from European biofuel mandates. The new IFPRI-MIRAGE study is an important and detailed contribution to the EU biofuels debate.