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Plug-in Electric Vehicles Market: State of Play

Nearly all major auto companies—as well as several new start-ups—plan to produce plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) within the next 2 or 3 years. According to transportation experts, the impact of the growing PEV market on the automobile market, electrical grid, …

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Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from U.S. Transportation

This report examines the prospects for substantially reducing the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the U.S. transportation sector, which accounts for 27 percent of the GHG emissions of the entire U.S. economy and 30 percent of the world’s transportation GHG …

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Aviation and Marine Transportation: Mitigation Potential and Policies

Combined, aviation and marine transportation are responsible for approximately 5 percent of total greenhouse (GHG) emissions in the United States and 3 percent globally and are among the fastest growing modes in the transportation sector. Controlling the growth in these …

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Comparison of Passenger Vehicle Fuel Economy and GHG Emission Standards Around the World

Nine major regions around the world have implemented or proposed various fuel economy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emission standards. Yet these standards are not easily comparable, due to differences in policy approaches, test drive cycles, and units of measurement. This …

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Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions From U.S. Transportation

Transportation accounts for nearly a third of our nation’s greenhouse gas emissions, and its emissions are growing more rapidly than other sectors. In this report, authors David Greene and Andreas Schafer find that numerous opportunities are available now and in …

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