Welcome to the regional portal for news and information on activities being carried out in Central and Eastern Europe in relation to clean fuels and vehicles. Road transport in Central and Eastern Europe is expected to rise significantly by 2050 as the gap in vehicle ownership rates between developed and emerging economies closes.

The introduction of cleaner, more efficient vehicles is an essential element in creating sustainable transport systems and is central to climate change mitigation efforts. The Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) are working with policy makers and NGOs in the region to promote better fuel quality and cleaner, more efficient vehicles. Read more...


Latest publications

Policies That Work How Vehicle Standards and Fuel Fees Can Cut CO2 and Boost the Ec
July, 2012
By adopting well-designed vehicle performance standards and fuel fees, the U.S.,...
GFEI Newsletter, Issue No. 6
June, 2012
The Global Fuel Economy Initiative promotes the belief that huge gains...

GFEI Working Paper No. 6Accessing International Financial Support Mechanisms for Vehicle
May, 2012
GFEI and TRL have developed a guidance document that informs national governments in developing, and emerging, economies about some of the current sources of international funding that could...
GFEI Newsletter, Issue No. 5
April, 2012
The Global Fuel Economy Initiative promotes the belief that huge gains in fuel economy that could help every country to address the pressing issues of climate change, energy...
GFEI Working Paper, No. 5 International comparison of light-duty vehicle fuel economy and
October, 2011
The IEA, in partnership with the GFEI, and with a grant from the FIA Foundation (a GFEI partner), has undertaken a research program on fuel economy of light-duty...