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.

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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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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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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.

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. The US scheme saw. The German.

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

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The International Energy Agency (IEA) has estimated that fuel consumption and emissions of CO 2 from the world’s cars will roughly double between 2000 and 2050. Worldwide, cars currently account for close to half of the transport sector’s fuel consumption and CO 2 emissions.