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Automakers Ask EPA, NHTSA To Better Align Vehicle GHG, CAFE Programs

June 29, 2016
Automakers are asking EPA and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to conduct a direct final rulemaking to remedy "various inconsistencies" and better align NHTSA's fuel efficiency rules for light duty vehicles and EPA's related greenhouse gas (GHG) program, opening up a possible new chapter in the implementation of the programs. "With the perspective of hindsight, it is clear that certain discrepancies between the [fuel economy and GHG] programs have prevented the level of harmonization sought and anticipated," the...

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