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Heavy-duty trucks and buses to come under proposed GHG emissions standards

January 25, 2011 by

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Continuing on the work done for light trucks and cars ( Relevant post ), the EPA and Department of Transportation’s (DOT’s) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have proposed a rule that would set fuel economy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses. These standards would be applicable to to vehicles […]

Climate Action Plan draft released by NY state

December 7, 2010 by

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The New York State recently released the draft of New York State Climate Action Plan. This Action Plan proposes a goal of 80% reduction in greenhouse gases from below 1990 levels by 2050.  This draft is the output of the Climate Action Council, which comprises of representatives from several state agencies. It was assisted by […]

Passenger cars in Europe – Impact of CO2 policy

November 30, 2010 by

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Passenger car segment is a key contributor to the GHG emissions across the globe and it remains one of the fastest growing one, driven by the emerging markets. CO2 emissions from new passenger cars are coming under regulations across many developed markets. In the European Union, the automotive industry will have to achieve very ambitious […]

GHG emissions standards proposed – Now for heavy-duty trucks and buses

November 19, 2010 by

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Continuing on the work done for light trucks and cars ( Relevant post ), the EPA and Department of Transportation’s (DOT’s) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have proposed a rule that would set fuel economy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses. These standards would be applicable to to […]