India’s transportation sector is expected to expand rapidly due to rising incomes and increasing urbanization, and the government is keen to electrify transportation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Phase 1 fuel consumption standards for heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) took effect in India on April 1, 2023. While they are an important first step, they do not exploit the full potential of already existing technology to reduce fuel consumption from heavy-duty trucks (HDTs). Additionally, vehicle technologies are expected to continue to advance.

The economic consequences for firms investing in green innovation, and therefore their incentives to innovate, are not well understood. This paper empirically assesses the economic returns on innovation in cleaner vehicles.

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on 22nd November 2022, published the Central Motor Vehicles (Nineteenth Amendment) Rules, 2022 to further amend the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989.

Electric mobility has garnered growing interest and significant momentum across several major global markets, often motivated by transport sector decarbonization. Together, Europe, China, and the United States account for more than 90 percent of the world’s electric vehicle fleet.

India’s light vehicle fuel consumption standards currently ignore both direct and indirect emissions from mobile air conditioning (MAC) systems.

This policy update summarizes the steps taken by Chile in relation to its new energy efficiency law and its targets for zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs), and it analyzes the implications of these two policies for the decarbonization of fleets regionally and internationally.

There is increasing interest in hybrid vehicles globally and India is no exception. With passenger car CO2 standards expected to become more stringent in the coming years, manufacturers are likely to turn to 48V hybrids for the Indian market, as is already happening in Europe.

The Ministry Of Road Transport And Highways (MoRTH) ON July 01, 2022, has issued the Central Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Rules, 2022 to further amend the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989. The following amendments has been made: Rule 115B, Fuel Consumption Standard, has been substituted, namely: 115-G.

This report takes a first look at China’s domestic coastal shipping sector and provides recommendations for actionable long-term decarbonization pathways designed to avoid exceeding its current share of transportation-sector CO2.