It’s time for Europe to address diesel defeat devices once and for all
Over seven years after the Dieselgate scandal first broke, high emissions from diesel vehicles are still a widespread issue
Europe’s new heavy-duty CO2 standards, explained
Overview of key changes in the new CO2 standards proposal
Europe’s heavy-duty CO2 standards risk being delayed. Our climate can’t wait.
A recent leak shows a six-month delay to the revision to Europe’s CO2 standards for trucks and buses
Is the Euro 7 proposal good or bad after all? — Yes.
While there are a lot of innovative facets of the Euro 7 proposal, some aspects could use some improvement
A story of transition: How Europe’s faring in its move to zero-emission trucks and buses
Zero-emission sales of trucks and buses are on the rise, but a lack of long-range options for Europe’s highest polluting vehicles hampers progress
Be truly “Fit for 55” by adding black carbon emissions from ships
To reduce the impacts of global climate change and protect the Arctic and its peoples, the European Union should consider adding black carbon emissions from ships to its climate regulations.
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
Sustainable aviation fuels: What does real leadership look like?
Argues that in the effort to ramp up production of sustainable aviation fuels, mandating their use is smarter than subsidizing their production.
Whose BEV is it anyway? New registrations and disparities across Europe
The breakdown of new registrations of battery electric cars reveals much about which groups benefit from incentive programs.
E-fuels: The magic lollipop to keep combustion engines alive (or not)
Will newly introduced language in a European Council agreement weaken the 2035 phase-out and keep combustion engines alive?
Incentivizing zero- and low-emission vehicles: The magic of feebate programs
If designed properly, feebates can be a revenue neutral way to help spur the transition to electric.
Reason for optimism: Europe is on a 2-degree climate pathway for passenger cars
EV sales in Europe hit a whopping 20% in the first quarter of 2022. If it maintains this pace of market transition, it would exceed a 90% EV passenger car sales share in 2030 and achieve 100% electrification by 2032.