The transportation sector accounts for approximately one-fifth of global final energy consumption and will account for nearly all future growth in oil use, particularly for road vehicles. The right policy mix can allow countries to improve the fuel economy of road vehicles, which in turn can enhance energy security and reduce CO2 emissions.

Smallest vehicle segments are gaining popularity Nearly 40 per cent of the Chinese market is A and B segment. The B segment will increase by around 30 per cent till 2012 In Brazil about 50

• Kriti Infoplace, a development documentation centre has released its annual diary-cum-people's movement chronicle for 2006. Recording the most prominent and pertinent campaigns for water, human rights, environment, the diary provides a comprehensive report on the year gone by.