On Wednesday 14th December 2016, GFEI’s implementing partner, the Center for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE) presented the findings of its new study on fuel economy for light duty vehicles for Egypt. The event, held at the Marriott hotel in Cairo included interactive discussion with a diverse range stakeholders in the fields of transportation, urban planning, environment, and intelligent transportation systems.
ASEAN action on fuel economy reached a new milestone as the first forum of the ASEAN Fuel Economy Platform was held on 9 November in Kuala Lumpur. This platform is a culmination of various efforts of Clean Air Asia, GIZ, UNEP, and GFEI in mainstreaming fuel economy in South-East Asia. 42 Experts from 11 countries representing government agencies, research institutes, and NGOs came together to discuss where ASEAN countries’ fuel economy policy efforts stand today, to learn about international practices, and to kick off work on an ASEAN Fuel Economy Roadmap.