Regulations for Emissions from Vehicles and Engines

Final Rule for Model Year 2012 - 2016 Light-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emission Standards and Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards

Rule Summary

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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Rule History

Additional Resources

Fact Sheet

Joint Technical Support Document

 Federal Register Notice Request for Comment


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