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Advanced Fuel Cells
Advanced Materials for Transportation
Advanced Motor Fuels
Emissions Reduction in Combustion
Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Recent activities and findings

Advanced motor fuels July newsletter

The July 2015 issue of AMFI Newsletter from the ETI dealing with motor fuels (AMF) is now available for download from the AMF website here

Advanced fuel cells June newsletter

The latest newsletter from the ETI focusing on advanced fuel cells (AFC) which includes national updates from France and Japan is now available for download from the AFC website here

Hybrid and electric vehicles 2014 Annual Report 

The 2014 Annual Report from the ETI dealing with hybrid and electric vehicles (HEV) describes the major developments in electric vehicles and hybrids during 2014 in the 18 member countries in Europe, North America and Asia. Download from the HEV website here.  

Advanced motor fuels 2014 Annual Report

For the latest information and updates on the work of the ETI focusing on motor fuels (AMF) download their 2014 Annual Report from their website here.  

Status of deployment of molten carbonate fuel cells

This recent report from the ETI focusing on fuel cells (AFC) gives an updated overview of the status of deployment of molten carbonate fuel cells in the world as of 2015. Download from the AFC website here

New report explores the future of electric mobility

World-changing ideas that could shape the future of electric vehicles have been unveiled in a new edition of the EV City Casebook.  The report profiles 50 big ideas with the potential to dramatically increase electric vehicle adoption around the world and draws on the global networks of Urban Foresight, the Clean Energy Ministerial's Electric Vehicles' Initiative and the ETI focusing on hybrid and electric vehicles (HEV).   

Two new projects on hybrid and electric vehicles

Wireless power transfer for electric vehicles is the subject of a new project aiming to develop a greater global understanding of wireless power transfer systems and interoperability through country-based standards study, while Electrification of transport logistic vehicles will aim to identify early niche markets and commercialisation opportunities.  Visit the website of the ETI dealing with hybrid and electric vehicles (HEV) for more information on all projects.     

T‌wo new technical reports on advanced motor fuels

The ETI dealing with motor fuels (AMF) has recently released two technical reports: Evaluation of Environmental Impact of Biodiesel Vehicles in Real Traffic Conditions and Enhanced Emission Performance and Fuel Efficiency for HD Methane Fuelled Engines. These and other recent reports are available on the AMF publications page.

Advanced fuel cells brochure summarises key messages 

This concise 4-page document from the ETI focusing on fuel cells (AFC) pulls together the key messages from seven technical projects to provide a summary relevant to experts and policy makers. Download from the AFC website here.

The Implementing Agreements in this category are reviewed by the Working Party on Energy End-Use Technologies (EUWP)

For information on related activities carried out by the IEA Secretariat, see the Transport topics page. 

1Information or material of the IEA Energy Technology Initiatives, or ETIs, (formallly organised under the auspices of an Implementing Agreement), including information or material published on this website, does not necessarily represent the views or policies of the IEA Secretariat or of the IEA's individual Member countries. The IEA does not make any representation or warranty (express or implied) in respect of such information (including as to its completeness, accuracy or non-infringement) and shall not be held liable for any use of, or reliance on, such information.