Workshop — Paris, France

GFEI Green Global NCAP Labelling/Green Scoring Workshop


The clean vehicle scoring system to be developed with the experts' input aims at engaging manufacturers and countries to release the homologation data transparently and to have an independent platform that promotes low tailpipe emission vehicles. The safety NCAP has set a precedent in engaging manufacturers in performing tests that would not otherwise be performed, and to share testing results through an independent platform that now has effectively set the standard for crashworthiness. 

The scoring system debated during this workshop is intended to be the backbone of the upcoming Green Global NCAP campaign. This campaign will help set an independent yet respected landmark for an agreed definition of what is a clean vehicle and how to classify clean vehicles, based on the vehicle efficiency and the tailpipe emissions. 

This workshop aims to debate what should be the optimum methodology to calculate such a clean vehicle score. A wide consensus among the experts present will be sought in order to carry on with the Green Global NCAP campaign deployment.   


Session 1: Welcome and Introduction

Introduction and goal of the workshop
François Cuenot, IEA

Session 2: Existing Labels/Green Vehicles Scoring Systems

Fuel economy labels world-wide: 
What are countries doing - in Europe?
Gena Gibson, AEA-Ricardo

What are countries doing - outside Europe?
Peter Mock, ICCT

Green vehicle scoring worldwide: what scope, what audience?
In Europe
Ben Lane, STS

In the United States
Shruti Vaidyanathan, ACEEE

Label designs: how much information is enough?
Gloria Esposito, LowCVP

Labels of the future: taking plug-in capabilities into account
Glorai Esposito, Low CVP

Session 3: Test Cycles and Homologation Procedures vs Real-life Emissions

Comparison and harmonisation of world wide test cycles
Heinz Steven, Tuv Nord

Status of the WLTP
Heinz Steven, Tuv Nord

Cycle beating: how OEMs are optimising the vehicle to test cycles? Who does what in the homologation process?
Reinhard Kolke, ADAC

Bridging the gap between test cycle(s) and real-life fuel economy
Gerrit Kadijk, TNO

Real-life fuel economy measurements
Peter Mock, ICCT

Real-life pollutant measurements
Gabriel Plassat, ADEME

Session 4: Calculation Methodology

Weighing in CO2 pollutants and efficiency: external costs and other approaches
Kurt Van Dender, ITF

Proposal for calculation
François Cuenot, IEA

Discussion: Debate on the clean vehicle score calculation methodology
Moderator: François Cuenot, IEA

Session 5: Next Steps
Sheila Watson, FIA Foundation

Closing Remarks 
David Ward, FIA Foundation