To date, more than a dozen countries have announced their intent to ban the sale of new ICE-equipped vehicles. These countries represent almost half of the global light duty vehicle market. In response to these suggested policies, this tool was created to prompt discussion and encourage policymakers to carefully consider the potential implications of such a policy in order to mitigate negative and amplify positive outcomes.
Date: March 22, 2021
PDF: 295 KB
The global community is developing and implementing a wide variety of environmental initiatives to reduce emissions from the transportation sector. This report provides an overview of 37 such initiatives and an in-depth analysis of 14 of those movements to better understand their effectiveness in reducing emissions and their overall cost to society, including governments, industry and consumers.
Date: October 27, 2020
PDF: 3.5 MB
The transportation market is transitioning to lower-carbon-intense sources of energy and more efficient use of existing energy resources, but the transition is proceeding at an evolutionary pace. While many are advocating a rapid transition to an electrified transportation market, this report takes an objective look at the realities of the market and the broad mix of powertrains moving people from one place to another.
Date: August 21, 2020
PDF: 1.2 MB
Fuels Institute’s 2018 Case Competition submissions of the winning team, two semi-finalists and two honorable mentions.
Date: December 03, 2018
PDF: 7 MB
Fuels Institute's 2017 Case Competition submissions of the winning team, two semi-finalists, and two honorable mentions.
Date: August 11, 2017
PDF: 8.46 MB
"Tomorrow's Vehicles" is a series of three reports forecasting the market shares of the vehicles expected to be sold and driven in the United States and Canada through the year 2025, the current target date of federal fuel efficiency standards. Utilizing current market conditions and trends, the reports forecast sales and registrations of light and medium/heavy duty vehicles, broken down by powertrain, and each market segment's relative fuel consumption through 2025. As performance and efficiency regulations become increasingly stringent, it is vital to shed some light on the potential impact on the vehicles and fuel industries - "Tomorrow's Vehicles" offers reliable projections of the type and pace of expected change to these industries over the next several years.
Date: June 17, 2017
PDF: 376 KB
Our latest report - a case study exploring the time it would take a new technology to reach 20% vehicle market share (the percentage of market penetration we believe sufficient to satisfy consumer demand). The case study evaluates how many vehicles equipped to operate on E25 must be sold each year to achieve a 20% share of vehicles on the road by a certain moment in time. The case study serves as an example of what will be required to achieve significant market penetration for any new technology.
Date: June 13, 2017
PDF: 856 KB
An evaluation of more than 100 years of urban development in the U.S. from the perspective of individual mobility.
Date: May 22, 2017
PDF: 411 KB
University case competition featuring the complete submissions by students from UC Berkeley, Duke, Morgan State, Clemson and University of Colorado at Boulder.
Date: June 19, 2016
PDF: 7.83 MB
First-ever student case competition featuring the complete submissions by students from the University of Wisconsin, Northwestern University and University of Texas at Dallas.
Date: July 01, 2015
Innovation in the vehicles market is moving forward at a very rapid pace, but is that pace fundamentally changing the future composition of the fuels market? According to market forecasts completed for the Fuels Institute by Navigant Research, the answer is “yes,” but only to a limited degree. Within the next 10 years, alternative fuel drivetrains will gain market share. However, traditional petroleum-powered internal combustion engines will continue to dominate.
Date: November 01, 2013
PDF: 3.29 MB