India cannot afford to delay fuel efficiency vehicles regulations, says CSE report

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The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), a local GFEI partner based in India, has released new analysis reviewing the country’s fuel efficiency standards. It concludes that while India has taken giant strides in introducing emission standards for reducing toxic emissions from vehicles with the adoption of Bharat Stage VI standards in 2020, it has not taken equally strident and strong measures to improve fuel efficiency and carbon footprints of vehicles.

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ICCT fuel consumption analysis of light trucks in India makes case for CO2 standard

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GFEI partner the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) has undertaken new analysis on the light commercial fleet in India. This includes both mini trucks and pickup trucks which are used as “last-mile” connectivity to move goods to their final destination. While India has a fuel economy standard for passenger cars (based on CO2 emissions), these do not currently apply to Light Commercial Vehicles (LCVs). The paper creates a baseline of fuel consumption to help regulators develop an effective CO2 standard.

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