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November 2009

"China's Fuel Economy Standards for Passenger Vehicles: Rationale, Policy Process, and Impacts"

Journal Article, Energy Policy, issue 11, volume 37

By Hongyan He Oliver, Former Research Fellow, Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group, 2004–2009, Kelly Sims Gallagher, Member of the Board, Donglian Tian and Jinhua Zhang

"China issued its first Fuel Economy Standards (FES) for light-duty passenger vehicles (LDPV) in September 2004, and the first and second phases of the FES took effective in July 2005 and January 2008, respectively. The stringency of the Chinese FES ranks third globally, following the Japanese and European standards....The Chinese experience is highly relevant for countries that are also experiencing or anticipating rapid growth in personal vehicles, those wishing to moderate an increase in oil demand, or those desirous of vehicle technology upgrades."

 

 

March 2009

"China's Fuel Economy Standards for Passenger Vehicles: Rationale, Policy Process, and Impacts"

Discussion Paper

By Hongyan He Oliver, Former Research Fellow, Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group, 2004–2009, Kelly Sims Gallagher, Member of the Board, Donglian Tian and Jinhua Zhang

This paper describes the Chinese experience in adopting fuel economy standards for vehicles.  The lessons from China that are described in this paper can be highly relevant for countries that are experiencing or anticipating rapid growth in personal vehicles, those wishing to moderate an increase in oil demand, or those desirous of vehicle technology upgrades.

 

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