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

Summarizes provisions of the implementing act adopted in May 2017 by the European Union for type-approval of CO2 emissions and fuel consumption of on-road heavy-duty vehicles, which will go into effect in 2019 and 2020.

Summarizes the key elements of the proposed regulation to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from new on-road heavy-duty vehicles, including the major vehicle and equipment categories, estimated costs and benefits, and Canada-specific provisions.

2014.06.20

Summarizes the main elements of the proposed implementation rule for the China Phase 3 new passenger car fuel consumption standard (GB 27999-2011), and provides an unofficial translation.

Publication: Policy update
2014.06.16

Summary overview of major aspects and provisions of the regulation.

Publication: Policy update
2014.03.11

Provides an overview of the requirements of the final rule, discusses the handful of significant changes from the 2013 proposed rule, and summarizes the overall impacts.

Publication: Policy update
2014.03.05

Overview of the major aspects and provisions of the proposed regulation, with comparison to the global context.

Publication: Policy update
2014.02.03

Overview of a new nationwide standard requiring that heavy-duty diesel engines for urban vehicles be tested over the World Harmonized Transient Cycle.

Publication: Policy update
2014.01.17

Details timelines, including comparison with corresponding vehicle emission standards, reviews recent key changes, and compares China’s standards with multiple international precedents.

Publication: Policy update
2014.01.17

Brief background to the agreement reached at the end of 2013, and summaries of key elements, the present situation, and expected effects.

Publication: Policy update
2013.11.22

Details recent changes in two existing subsidy programs, one aimed at promoting energy-efficient ICE and conventional hybrid vehicles, the other at so-called new-energy vehicles, especially battery electrics.

Publication: Policy update
2013.11.22

On November 14, the formal text for the WLTP was adopted. If confirmed by the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicles Regulations, the WLTP will be ready for implementation by individual countries.

Publication: Policy update
2013.10.22

Recent decrees by the French government require that providers of transport services in France calculate their CO2 emissions and report them to end users.

Publication: Policy update

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