NHTSA issues Final Environmental Impact Statement for proposed CAFE standards

Green Car Congress
July 11, 2012

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued the final Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed CAFE standards for model years 2017-2025. The US Environmental Protection Agency and NHTSA have been working together on developing the National Program of harmonized regulations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve fuel economy…

NHTSA proposed CAFE standards to require, on an average industry fleet-wide basis for cars and trucks combined, approximately 40.1 mpg in model year 2021, and 49.6 mpg in model year 2025.

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