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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.
Overview of the major aspects and provisions of the proposed regulation, with comparison to the global context.
Overview of a new nationwide standard requiring that heavy-duty diesel engines for urban vehicles be tested over the World Harmonized Transient Cycle.
Details timelines, including comparison with corresponding vehicle emission standards, reviews recent key changes, and compares China’s standards with multiple international precedents.
Brief background to the agreement reached at the end of 2013, and summaries of key elements, the present situation, and expected effects.
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.
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.
Recent decrees by the French government require that providers of transport services in France calculate their CO2 emissions and report them to end users.
In February 2013, the ICAO’s environmental committee finalized a CO2 certification requirement to serve as the basis for a global efficiency standard for new aircraft.
Synopsis of the standard finalized June 21, regulating CO2 emissions and the fuel economy equivalent for new cars, pickup trucks, and SUVs.