This analysis examines the environmental risks of the commercialization of diesel passenger cars in Brazil, including a potential increase in NOX and PM2.5 emissions, both of which contribute to poor air quality and negatively impact human health, as well as greenhouse gases and other species that contribute to climate change.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a report that explores key trends in carbon dioxide emissions, fuel economy, and technology usage related to model year 1975 through 2015 light-duty vehicles sold in the United States.

The report analyses the evolution of the transport sector (freight and passenger) and its pressures on the environment since 2000, including the impacts of the economic recession in 2008. It makes use of the latest available data in order to assess key trends, measures and overall progress in meeting policy targets.

Worldwide, the vehicle fleet is not making enough progress on fuel economy and is failing to reach global targets aimed at reducing CO2 emissions, cutting oil consumption and improving energy efficiency according to a new report from the Global Fuel Economy Initiative (GFEI) (earlier post) released at the Paris COP21 Climate Summit.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Air Pollution, 01/12/2015.

Summarizes the new average fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards for light-duty vehicles that will phase in from 2016 through 2020. On December 30, 2014, the Ministry of Environment (ME) announced the new average fuel economy (FE) and greenhouse gas (GHG) standards for light-duty vehicles (notification no. 2014-235).

Heavy Vehicles To Pay `Environment Compensation Charge' At Toll Booths

Beginning November 1, trucks, light goods vehicles and heavy containers passing through Delhi will have to pay `700 or `1,300 (depending on the category of vehicle) as the Supreme Court on Monday a

Big trucks entering Delhi will have to pay Rs 1,300 and smaller commercial vehicles Rs 700 with the Supreme Court today ordering an experimental pollution compensation charge from November 1.

Light duty vehicles would have to pay Rs 700 and three-axle vehicles Rs 1,300 for entering Delhi in addition to the toll tax from November 1, with the Supreme Court today imposing the ‘Environment