A global review of success story on implementation of fuel economy standard for passenger cars: Lesson for other countries

T. M.I. Mahlia, S. Tohno, T. Tezuka

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Light duty vehicles are the highest number vehicle in the transport sector in the most countries. Therefore light heavy duty vehicles account for significant share of the total energy consumption growth. In order to reduce energy growth, the authority should consider implementing fuel economy standard for a passenger car sometimes in the coming year. This paper discusses some success stories on implementation of fuel economy standard around the world. This can be used as lesson for other countries who wants to implement the program successfully. It is found that some of the method can be directly adapted to other countries and some other need to be modified to make it suitable with that particular country. This is due to each country has its own characteristics, energy policy, car manufactures, infrastructure and cultures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)947-972
Number of pages26
JournalEnergy Education Science and Technology Part A: Energy Science and Research
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 01 Jul 2012


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Energy(all)

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