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Regulations for Emissions from Vehicles and Engines

The Safer Affordable Fuel Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Proposed Rule for Model Years 2021-2026

Rule Summary

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) propose to amend certain existing Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) and greenhouse gas emissions standards for passenger cars and light trucks and establish new standards, covering model years 2021 through 2026.

Public Comments: Please submit comments at to Docket EPA-HQ-OAR-2018-0283 on or before October 23 , 2018. Information on additional methods for submitting formal comments is available at

Public Hearings: NHTSA and EPA will jointly hold three public hearings on the dates and at the locations listed below. The hearings will start at 10 a.m. local time and continue until 5:00 p.m. or until everyone has had a chance to speak. If you would like to present oral testimony at one of these public hearings, please contact Kil-Jae Hong ( at NHTSA at least ten days before the hearing. Additional information regarding the hearings is provided in the Federal Register notice for the hearings below.

September 24, 2018 Hearing in Fresno California
The Grand 1401
1401 Fulton Street
Fresno, California 93721
September 25, 2018 Hearing Dearborn Michigan
Dearborn Inn
20301 Oakwood Boulevard
Dearborn, Michigan 48124
September 26, 2018 Hearing in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh Downtown
One Bigelow Square
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219

Hearing Federal Register notice: The Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule for Model Years 2021-2026 Passenger Cars and Light Trucks, Announcement of public hearings (PDF) (2 pp, 197 K, published August 24, 2018)

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