May 2010 / Volume 8, Issue 1


The Partnership for Clean Fuels and Vehicles is the leading global initiative promoting better urban air quality through the use of clean fuels and vehicles.

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The Partnership holds its 8th Global Partnership Meeting (GPM) in Washington D.C.


Kenya and Tanzania adopt low sulphur fuels standard

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The PCFV launches a new website
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Cleaner, More Efficient Vehicles: Reducing Emissions in Central and Eastern Europe

The Partnership for Clean Fuels and Vehicles (PCFV) successfully held its 8th global meeting of the Partnership on 21 and 22 April 2010 in Washington D.C. The meeting which was hosted by the US Government (US Environmental Protection Agency) had the largest Partner turn-out in GPM history.

PCFV 8 GPMIn attendance were 74 participants (two via conference call) representing 35 member organizations. Regrettably, a number of Partners were unable to attend the meeting due to flight disruptions in Europe as a result of a volcano eruption in Iceland.

The meeting, opened by Ms Michelle DePass, US EPA Assistant Administrator, Office of International Affairs reviewed performance of the 2008-2009 work programmed and approved the PCFV Work Programme for the 2010-2011 biennium. » More

   Workshops Held ...

Tunisia formally unleaded and using low sulphur fuels


Clean Fuels & Vehicles Workshops

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Promotion of Cleaner Fuels and Vehicles in North Africa

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Seventeenth Meeting of the Forum of Ministers of the Environment of Latin America and the Caribbean

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Tunisia has formally announced the phase out of leaded fuel by January 2010 and adoption of new sulphur level standards for PCFVgasoline at 50 parts per million (ppm) and gasoil at 10 ppm in conformity to European standards (EN 590 January 2005+AC). The country will, however, continue to market gasoil with a maximum of 3000 ppm sulphur until later next year. Plans are also underway for the refinery upgrade. » More

Subregional Clean Fuel and Vehicle Working Sessions

Session 1 to meet in Belgrade 1-2 July 2010: Led by REC FYR Macedonia with REC HQ, this sub-regional effort consists of a 4-part training and subregional compliance series covering selected topics of concern to policymakers in the subregion, following the outcomes of the PCFV and REC fuel and vehicle meetings at the regional and national levels since 2005. » More

    New Publications ...

More Updates ...

  PCFV Hybrid Report

Hybrid Electric Vehicles Report
This is an overview of current technology and its application in developing and transitional countries

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Partnership for Clean Fuels and Vehicles
Second Edition

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Cleaning up Urban Bus Fleet
This publication focuses on developing and transition countries

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Global Fuel Economy Initiative Launch for Latin America and the Caribbean - Mexico March 2010

Clean Fleet Management Toolkit held in Jakarta, Indonesia

National Clean Fuels and Vehicles workshop held in Pakistan

Up coming Events of notenewslogo

National Consultative Workshop on Clean Fuels and Vehicles
28 June 2010 Dhaka, Bangladesh
contact: vered.ehsani@unep.org

Subregional Clean Fuel and Vehicle Working Sessions
1-2 July 2010 Belgrade, Serbia
contact: elisa.dumitrescu@unep.org


DISCLAIMER: Unless otherwise stated, information contained in this Newsletter is not necessarily the opinion of and/or endorsed by all Partners.