Fuel Efficiency Standards for Vehicles - Top Runner Program Japan 1979
|Name of policy||Fuel Efficiency Standards for Vehicles - Top Runner Program|
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|Policy description|| Light-duty vehicles:
Current standards (2010): - Passenger cars: 15.1 km/L (153.8 g CO2/km), a 22.8% increase over 1995 performance of 12.3 km/L (188.8 g CO2/km), - Light trucks (2.5 t): 16.3 km/L (124.4 g CO2/km), a 13.2% increase over 1995 performance of 14.4 km/L (161.2 g CO2/km).
Fleet average fuel economy 2015 target: - Passenger cars: 16.8 km/L, a 23.5% increase over 2004 performance of 13.6 km/L - Light trucks (3.5 t): 15.2 km/L, a 12.6% increase over 2004 performance of 13.5 km/L - Small busses: 8.9 km/L, a 7.2% increase over 2004 performance of 8.3 km/L."
"When the 2020 targets are met, the fleet average fuel economy is estimated to be 20.3 km/L for passenger cars, a 24.1% increase over the actual 2009 levels of 16.3 km/L and 19.6% increase over MY2015 performance of 17.0 km/L." (Source: http://transportpolicy.net/index.php?title=Japan:_Light-duty:_Fuel_Economy)
Fleet average fuel economy of 2015: - For trucks: 7.09 km/L (369.6 g CO2/km), a 12.2% improvement over 2002 performance of 6.32 km/L (414.6 g CO2/km), - For buses: 6.30 km/L (416.0 g CO2/km), a 12.1% improvement over 2002 performance of 5.62 km/L (466.3 g CO2/km).
A list of standards for both light duty and heavy duty vehicles by vehicle size for target years up to 2022 can be accessed here: http://www.mlit.go.jp/common/000991480.pdf
|Date of decision||1979|
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|High impact||GHG reduction|
|Source or references|| Transportpolicy.net detailed information: http://transportpolicy.net/index.php?title=Japan:_Light-duty:_Fuel_Economy
http://www.mlit.go.jp/jidosha/jidosha_fr10_000005.html List of standards (Japanese):http://www.mlit.go.jp/common/000991480.pdf
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