New report finds global CO2 vehicle emission reduction measures falter; dropping diesels, increasing SUVs

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Vehicle fuel economy improvements have slowed globally, according to the latest report from the Global Fuel Economy Initiative (GFEI): Fuel Economy In Major Car Markets: Technology And Policy Drivers 2005-2017. The slowdown was especially pronounced in advanced economies; 27 countries saw an increase or stagnation in average vehicle CO 2 emissions in the two years up to 2017. per year over the past 12 years, although the rate of improvement has slowed to 1.4%

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London and Paris launch car scoring initiative based on real-world emissions; ICCT the technical lead

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Mayor of Paris and Chair of C40 Cities Anne Hidalgo and Mayor of London Sadiq Khan announced they are working together to create schemes to score new cars based on their real-world emissions and their impact on air quality and to provide that data in an accurate and accessible form to the public. Other cities have committed to work with the C40 Cities toward adoption of similar schemes. The scores will be made easily available to citizens through dedicated websites.

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Planning for and transforming future urban infrastructure for sustainable mobility

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Four scenarios from the Forum for the Future toolkit “Megacities on the move” Click to enlarge. Two developments reflect the attention being paid to planning for and transforming urban infrastructure and transportation in the face of increasing urbanization and the projected growth of megacities. As a member of the Initiative, Ferrovial will also support two named fellows at MIT, the Ferrovial-MIT Energy Fellows.

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Global NCAP calls for universal application of minimum vehicle safety standards in all world markets by 2020

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Millions of new cars sold in middle and low income countries fail to meet the UN’s basic safety standards for front and side impacts, according to international automotive safety watchdog Global NCAP (New Car Assessment Program). World Health Organization (WHO) figures put the annual death toll from road crashes worldwide at 1.3 The drive for the democratization of car safety must now be extended across all automotive markets worldwide.

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GFEI report suggests $2T savings from fuel economy improvements in ICE vehicles through 2025 can help fund long-term transition to plug-ins

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Fuel economy improvements from conventional internal combustion engine cars can save an estimated $2 trillion in fuel costs through 2025—and more in years after— according to a new working paper published by the Global Fuel Economy Initiative (GFEI) prepared by Dr. Lew Fulton, Co-Director, NextSTEPS Program at the Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California at Davis. per liter ($0.26/gallon US), according to the paper. this could be the answer.

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UNEP, IEA, ITF and FIA Foundation to Launch Global Fuel Economy Initiative (GFEI)

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A partnership of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), the International Energy Agency (IEA), the International Transport Forum (ITF) and FIA Foundation is launching the Global Fuel Economy Initiative (GFEI) at the upcoming Geneva motor show. The “50 by 50” effort calls for cars worldwide to be made 50% more fuel efficient by 2050, with interim targets. The global vehicle parc is predicted to triple by 2050.

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ITF study finds limited environmental and safety impacts of car fleet renewal schemes in US, France and Germany

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Cost-effectiveness of the fleet renewal schemes analysed from the perspective of CO 2 and. Car fleet renewal schemes introduced in the US, France and Germany to stimulate consumer spending on cars in the wake of the 2008. potential to deliver on environmental and safety objectives, according to a new report prepared by Dutch research and consultancy organization TNO and published by the International Transport Forum. The US scheme saw. The German.

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Global Fuel Economy Initiative Releases Roadmap Report on Achieving 50% Fuel Economy Improvement in LDV Fleet by 2050

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The Global Fuel Economy Initiative (GFEI)—a collaboration between the FIA Foundation, International Energy Agency, International Transport Forum and United Nations Environment Programme ( earlier post )—released a report describing a roadmap and initial action plan to achieve a 50% improvement in fuel economy in the global light duty vehicle fleet by 2050.

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LowCVP Conference attracts 200 delegates and leading speakers

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Andrew Adonis, making his first public speech since his promotion to Secretary of State for Transport, told delegates at the LowCVP Conference that climate change is an issue which defines this age. He said that “for the automotive industry this is both a challenge and an opportunity. Lord Adonis and the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, made the keynote speeches at the Conference which was attended by 200 delegates and which was held alongside the What Car?

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