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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.

2013.08.06

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.

Publication: Policy update
2013.07.23

Synopsis of the standard finalized June 21, regulating CO2 emissions and the fuel economy equivalent for new cars, pickup trucks, and SUVs.

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2013.07.18

Beijing's new local standards to prevent excess NOx emissions from HDVs operating at low-speed in urban conditions make the city the first region in the world to address this deficiency in the Euro IV and V standards.

Publication: Policy update
2013.06.24

Proposed amendments to regulations would permit more aerodynamic vehicle designs with improved energy efficiency and emissions behavior on European roads.

Publication: Policy update
2013.05.03

Overview of the US EPA Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. The proposed new standards would be phased in from 2017 and fully implemented by 2025.

Publication: Policy update
2013.05.03

The Environment Canada regulations to reduce GHG emissions from new on-road HDVs are designed to align with the U.S. national standards.

Publication: Policy update
2013.03.01

Detailed timeline for upgrading nationwide motor fuel quality, to a standard for maximum sulfur content of 10 ppm for both gasoline and diesel.

Publication: Policy update
2013.02.04

Synopsis of a tax policy announced late 2012 aimed at promoting techological innovation and development in Brazil's automotive industry.

Publication: Policy update
2013.01.25

Overview of the proposal, which stipulates a set of limits on the fuel consumption for new commercial trucks, dump trucks, tractors, coaches and buses with gross vehicle weight over 3,500 kg. The new standard would take effect beginning July 1, 2014.

Publication: Policy update
2012.12.06

Summarizes the final version of this proposal, which differs significantly from a draft leaked in September 2012.

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