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Synopsis of new fuel-efficiency standards for diesel-powered trucks and buses with a gross vehicle weight of 12 tonnes or more that will go into effect beginning 1 April 2018.

In September, China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection issued the first national standard for portable emission measurement system (PEMS) testing of heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs). This regulation is a supplement to all existing requirements under the China V standard, and it requires additional on-road PEMS testing for new and in-use China V HDVs.

Summarizes provisions of the first national-level remote sensing regulation adopted by China for diesel vehicles.

2016.02.09

A concise overview of ICAO's proposed aircraft efficiency standard, covering the policy background and standard requirements, and preliminary analysis of expected effects on CO2 emissions.

Publication: Policy update
2015.12.11

Policy update on EPA’s final rule for the Renewable Fuel Standard volumes for 2014–2016, summarizing differences from the proposal and indications concerning EPA’s approach to implementing the RFS beyond 2016.

Publication: Policy update
2015.11.11

If automakers meet the minimum corporate average vehicle energy consumption target, Inovar-Auto will reduce the average energy consumption of new LDVs by at least 12% between 2012 and 2017.

Publication: Policy update
2015.10.28

Summarizes the new average fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards for light-duty vehicles that will phase in from 2016 through 2020.

Publication: Policy update
2015.06.25

Summarizes proposed new Phase 2 standards to reduce HDV fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

Publication: Policy update
2015.05.08

Guangdong province becomes the third region in China to move from China 4/IV to China 5/V standards on an advanced schedule, though with a 9- to 12-month postponed timeline announced on March 27, 2015.

Publication: Policy update
2015.04.28

New standards require that the fuel economy of MY 2022 LCVs sold in Japan average 17.9 km/L, compared to 14.2 km/L in 2012—a 26% increase in fuel economy, and a 23% increase from the 2015 standard of 14.5 km/L.

Publication: Policy update
2014.12.22

Resumen de una nueva propuesta normativa que requerirá que los nuevos vehículos pesados a combustible diesel cumplan con los estándares de emisiones equivalentes a aquellos en los Estados Unidos (EPA 2010) y Europa (Euro VI).

Publication: Policy update
2014.12.22

Synopsis of proposed new standards that would require new heavy-duty diesel vehicles to meet emissions standards equivalent to those in the United States (EPA 2010) and European Union (Euro VI).

Publication: Policy update
2014.12.18

The proposed standards, which apply to all new and used passenger vehicles and light trucks, will phase in from 2016 through 2020. The standards for new vehicles are patterned after the U.S. CAFE structure and follow the 2012–2016 targets closely, with a three- to four-year delay.

Publication: Policy update

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