Final Rule for Model Year 2012 - 2016 Light-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emission Standards and Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are finalized a joint rule to establish a national program consisting of new standards for model year 2012 through 2016 light-duty vehicles that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve fuel economy. EPA is finalized the first-ever national greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards under the Clean Air Act, and NHTSA is finalized Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act.
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- Final Rule (PDF)(406 pp, 5.6 MB, May 7, 2010)
- Regulatory Impact Analysis (PDF)(474 pp, 5.75 MB, EPA-420-R-10-009, April 2010)
- Summary and Analysis of Comments (PDF)(841 pp, 3.22 MB, EPA-420-R-10-012a, April 2010)
- EPA and NHTSA Finalize Historic National Program to Reduce Greenhouse Gases and Improve Fuel Economy for Cars and Trucks (PDF)(9 pp, 189 K, EPA-420-F-10-014, April 2010)
Joint Technical Support Document
- Final Rulemaking to Establish Light-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emission Standards and Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards (PDF)(215 pp, 2.86 MB, EPA-420-R-10-901, April 2010)
Federal Register Notice Request for Comment
- Alternative Method for Calculating Off-cycle Credits under the Light-duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions Program: Applications from BMW Group, Ford Motor Company, General Motors Corporation, and Volkswagen Group of America (PDF) (4 pp, 220 K, September 2, 2016)
- Alternative Method for Calculating Off-cycle Credits for Mercedes-Benz Vehicles Under the Light-duty Greenhouse Gas Emissions Program (PDF) (5 pp, 252 K, October 1, 2013)
- Alternative Method for Calculating Off-cycle Credits under the Light-duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions Program: Applications from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Ford Motor Company, and General Motors Corporation (PDF) (4 pp, 220 K, June 3, 2015)