Fuel economy targets in India: Manufacturers making progress, but could standards be tighter?

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A new paper by GFEI partner ICCT examines the fuel economy of India’s vehicle fleet, assessing the fuel consumption by manufacturer against current standards and evaluating their readiness to meet tighter requirements that will come into place in 2022-23. It shows that automakers are making great strides towards meeting these new fuel economy standards, although the Indian targets allow higher levels of emissions than the EU 2021 standards.

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Nepal Forum explores policies for more efficient vehicles

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The 8th Kathmandu Sustainable Urban Mobility Forum was held on 27 January 2020, organised by Clean Energy Nepal (CEN) and Clean Air Network Nepal with support from GFEI partner UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme). The annual event, which had the theme ‘Towards efficient and zero emissions transport in Nepal’ brought together key stakeholders to initiate policy dialogue and collaboration for sustainable urban mobility and better air quality in the Kathmandu Valley. Around 55 participants from diverse backgrounds, including government agencies, non-governmental organisations, academia, transport entrepreneurs, transport/urban planners, researchers, campaigners and the media, attended.

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