American motorists stand to save billions of dollars a year from higher fuel economy vehicles now on the road, the Environmental Protection Agency said on Wednesday.

The transport sector is a major consumer of energy and with 59 Mt CO2, or 17% of total greenhouse gases, the 2nd largest emitter in Thailand. This translates into 0.88 tonnes per capita. Freight and passenger transport are almost equal in their contribution to energy use and GHG emissions.

The trend for lightweighting of materials and component parts is growing in the automotive industry as car makers look to improve fuel economy within their fleets, according to a DuPont-backed stud

The U.S. is moving to write new rules by next year for how automakers assess fuel economy after three manufacturers were caught exaggerating mileage estimates since 2012.

In view of the growing dependence of the economy of the country on import of crude oil and the fact that the highest consumption of diesel is by commercial vehicles i.e. 26.75% followed by 10.75% by buses/STUs, it has been felt imperative by the government to define fuel economy norms for Heavy Duty Vehicles (Trucks and Buses) in India.

If Australia introduced mandatory emissions or fuel economy standards for cars, emissions could be reduced by millions of tonnes, a new report from the Climate Change Authority says.

This Auto fuel vision and policy, 2025 submitted by Dr Saumitra Chaudhury Committee presents the road map for auto fuel quality till 2025 for the country,taking into account the achievement under the last Auto Fuel Policy, emission reduction of in use vehicles, growth of vehicles and the supply and availability of fuels. Read full text.

President Barack Obama will direct federal agencies on Tuesday to develop higher standards for medium-sized and heavy trucks over the next two years, another step in his efforts to reduce oil consu

This discussion brief synthesizes key issues being explored by an ongoing Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) project on fossil-fuel infrastructure investments around the world.

This annual report released by the Global Fuel Economy Initiative (GFEI) reviews progress on fuel economy policies worldwide, and assesses further work needed to reach GFEI target of a 50% reduction in new car fuel consumption (L/100km) compared to 2005 levels, particularly in non-OECD countries. Says that India, along with Australia and Russia now remain the three largest markets without an official fuel efficiency target.

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