Expert group warns European authorities about excess emissions of diesel cars, including post-Dieselgate vehicles

The CARES research group has sent two open letters to European authorities to warn about excess emissions of diesel car families, including those of models sold under Real Driving Emissions (RDE) tests introduced after the Dieselgate scandal. The open letters include the findings of remote sensing campaigns carried out in Krakow, Milan, Prague, and Brno […]

Benefits of adopting California’s Advanced Clean Cars II regulations

Combustion engine vehicles emit climate-warming greenhouse gases (GHGs) and air pollutants that are harmful to human health. In August 2022, California adopted the Advanced Clean Cars II regulations to rapidly reduce light-duty vehicle emissions. The Advanced Clean Cars II regulations implement increasingly stringent standards for combustion vehicles while requiring an increasing number of new light-duty […]

Benefits of adopting California medium- and heavy-duty vehicle regulations

In recent years, the State of California has adopted key regulations to reduce greenhouse gas and criteria pollutant emissions from medium- and heavy-duty vehicles. The Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT) rule requires the sale of between 30% and 50% zero-emission trucks by 2030; the HDV Omnibus rule requires a 90% reduction in NOx emissions from model […]