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EPA’s new auto emissions standard will speed the transition to cleaner cars, while also addressing consumer and industry concerns

Alan Jenn, University of California, Davis The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released strict new emissions limits on March 20, 2024, for cars built from 2027...

Why electric trucks are our best bet to cut road transport emissions

Robin Smit, University of Technology Sydney Transport is likely the hardest economic sector to decarbonise. And road vehicles produce the most greenhouse gas emissions of...

A global comparison of life-cycle GHG emissions from passenger cars

International Council on Clean Transportation A far-reaching new study of the life-cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from passenger cars, including SUVs, draws sharp and meticulous...

Electric delivery vehicles: When, where, how they’re charged has big impact on greenhouse gas emissions

University of Michigan The transportation sector is the largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions in the United States, and a lot of attention has been...

Top economists call for budget measures to speed the switch to electric cars

Peter Martin, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University Australia’s top economists overwhelmingly back government measures to speed the transition to electric cars in...

The myth of electric cars: Why we also need to focus on buses and trains

Alexandre Milovanoff, University of Toronto California recently announced that it plans to ban the sales of gas-powered vehicles by 2035, Ontario has invested $500 million...

Are plug-in hybrid cars worse for environment than factory tests suggest? It depends how you drive them

Ashley Fly, Loughborough University Currently accounting for 3% of new car sales, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles are sold as low-carbon alternatives to fossil fuel and...

Comprehensive look at US fuel economy standards show big savings on fuel and emissions

Princeton University, Engineering School In one of the first comprehensive assessments of the fuel economy standards in the United States, Princeton University researchers found that,...

Electric cars won’t save us if the numbers don’t add up – economist

Jamie Morgan, Leeds Beckett University Electric cars are one of the fastest growing sectors of the automotive industry. Record sales are being made despite the...

If all cars were electric, UK carbon emissions would drop by 12%

George Milev, Nottingham Trent University and Amin Al-Habaibeh, Nottingham Trent University The COVID-19 lockdown has led to reduced pollution and emissions in the UK and...

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