Digital Library on Green Mobility

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As California finalizes an omnibus rule that will require a 90% reduction in nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions from heavy-duty vehicles in the 2024–2027 timeframe, other states, including New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts, have indicated that they will also adopt California’s rule. Meanwhile, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been directed by the White House to propose by January 2022 a stringent national standard for NOx emissions from heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) that will apply nationwide starting around 2027.

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Enhancing Urban Freight Systems

2021

Author(s): RMI India, RMI

India is experiencing rapid urbanization. Urban freight transport is a crucial enabler of economic activity in cities, ensuring the flow of goods for citizens and businesses. However, urban freight systems also generate negative consequences. Freight vehicles are disproportionate contributors of carbon dioxide, particulate matter, and nitrogen oxide emissions.

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Electrifying India’s Four-wheeler Ride-hailing Vehicles: Policy Experiences from Abroad

2021

Author(s): International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT)

The central government and several state governments in India have implemented consumer financial incentives that reduce the total cost of ownership gap between electric and conventional gasoline and diesel cars used as ride-hailing vehicles.

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Evaluating Electric Vehicle Market Growth across U.S. Cities

2021

Author(s): Bui A, Slowik P, Lutsey N

The electric vehicle market in the United States has grown from a few thousand vehicles in 2010 to more than 315,000 vehicles sold annually from 2018 to 2020. In 2020, the electric share of new vehicle sales was approximately 2.4%, an increase from about 2% in 2019.

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Developing Innovative Mobility Solutions in the Brussels-Capital Region

2021

Author(s): International Transport Forum (ITF)

This document provides a summary of the recommendations for regulatory and data governance frameworks to support the development of Mobility as a Service (MaaS) in the Brussels-Capital Region.

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The need for investment into zero-emission greenhouse gas (GHG) technologies is apparent. McKinsey estimates that €28 trillion of investments will be required to reach net-zero by 2050 in the 27 European Union members alone, compared with no climate action.

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Electrifying the Bottom Line

2021

Author(s): McKinsey & Company

Electric vehicles (EVs) are making up an increasing share of sales in key markets around the world, becoming ever more central to automakers’ business models. With this shift, incumbent OEMs and new EV players alike are searching for profitable EV business models and a sustained competitive advantage, since mass-market EV profitability is still a challenge.

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Joint Statement on the Urban Mobility Framework

2021

Author(s): International Association of Public Transport (UITP)

UITP and other associations are publishing a new joint statement on the upcoming Urban Mobility Framework. In the joint statement, a broad coalition of transport stakeholders stress that public transport and active mobility must be the foundation on which to build the change we need in our urban mobility systems.

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Car Jobs Under Power

2021

Author(s): Agora Verkehrswende

Some studies are already available on how the climate policy transformation affects employment in the automotive world of work. However, their focus is quite narrow, mostly only the employment effects of electromobility are considered.

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Raw Materials for Electric Mobility

2021

Author(s): Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe (BGR)

Resources such as lithium, cobalt, nickel, graphite, aluminium, tin, manganese and copper are used, for instance, to produce lithium-ion batteries that power electric mobility. The extraction of these resources brings with it a number of social and environmental risks