Global Overview on Fuel Efficiency and Motor Vehicle Emission Standards: Policy Options and Perspectives for International Cooperation


United Nations
1 May 2011

This report assesses policy measures used to increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions, including standards, fiscal incentives, behavioral changes, and technology development. It provides an overview of the incentives and disincentives for each type of policy measure. The report focuses on fuel efficiency standards, providing detailed information for each nation that has a fuel economy standard and comparing them.