A 2022 update on electric car sales: China taking the lead, the U.S. catching up, and Europe falling behind
Standards and supporting policies can have a big impact on the electric vehicle market
With everything else going on, you might have missed that the G7 ministers of climate, energy, and environment met in late May in Berlin and issued what is arguably the group’s strongest statement to date. The 39-page communiqué didn’t shy away from difficult questions. The ministers took strong stances on a range of topics bearing […]
China’s electric vehicle market has come a long way, but merely following current policies will not fulfill promises to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the future.
The data is in—what’s the status of electric vehicle uptake in the three largest markets?
Examines the effects of a year’s delay in implementation of emission standards for heavy duty vehicles in Brazil, and finds substantial harm to health and life expectancy of Brazilians should such a delay occur.
Despite warnings that each step of the EU CO2 regulation would be too difficult to achieve, the targets have proven to be effective at driving innovation
Raising the bar: French and Italian manufacturers are leading on electric vehicle target announcements
Although a full phase-out of new combustion engine vehicles still going through the legislative process, manufacturers are adapting their strategic product plans.
No time to lose for the European Commission to make plug-in hybrid CO2 emission values more realistic — and no need to wait!
Assumptions regarding how frequently PHEVs are charged has a big impact on the gap between real-world and type-approval emissions.
Zero-emission shipping and the Paris Agreement: Why the IMO needs to pick a zero date and set interim targets in its revised GHG strategy
To align with the Paris Agreement temperature goals, the IMO’s upcoming revision of its GHG strategy should include a year by which emissions must be zero and interim targets.
This blog uses recent ICCT modeling of the post-2020 European Union CO2 standards to quantify just how large the climate benefits of setting annual CO2 targets would be.
Even the High Ambition scenarios in India’s road transport models are far from the limit in terms of what the country can achieve.
Electrification is a key component of any future in which the growth in India’s road transport emissions is reversed.