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Fuel Economy Readiness Index

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        The IEA fuel economy readiness index is a scoring system combining countries’ implementation of four key policies to incentivise fuel economy: fuel tax, CO₂-based vehicle purchase taxation, labelling schemes, and fuel economy standards for light duty vehicles and heavy duty vehicles.

         Policy Score
          0 1 2 3
        Fuel tax  High subsidy  Low subsidy  Low tax  High tax
        Status of fuel economy standard implementation No standard Proposed for light vehicles Enacted for light vehicles Enacted or proposed for light and heavy vehicles
        CO₂- or efficiency-based vehicle registration or ownership tax NO YES    
        Availability of fuel economy labels NO YES