Research Digest – February 2019



U Toronto, Ford LCA study finds lightweighting an important near-term GHG reduction solution

February 7, 2019 (Green Car Congress)


A study by a team from the University of Toronto and Ford R&D in Dearborn has found that lightweighting is an effective solution that could provide important near-term GHG emission reductions especially during the next 10–20 years when the fleet is dominated by conventional powertrain vehicles.


Market Reactions to Low carbon Fuel Standard Programs

February 22, 2019 (Fuels Institute)


The report reviews the effect of the CA LCFS program on fuel supply and prices, evaluate evolving regulatory adjustments and compliance strategies, and provide insights about the potential market impact should similar programs be enacted in other jurisdictions.