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Methodological Notes: Global Vehicle Sales Database

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Ulises Hernandez, Josh Miller
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This report explains the methods used to construct a global database of historical vehicle sales and facilitate the development of sales-based metrics that track progress towards clean vehicle policies and technologies. The report looks at how several markets have adopted regulations to reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gas and conventional pollution emissions from light-duty vehicles and heavy-duty vehicles to determine the impact and status of these standards in major vehicle markets.