Global Automakers

Joint Comments on NHTSA Corporate Average Fuel Economy Environmental Impact Statement Scoping Notice

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September 25, 2017

On September 25, 2017, Global Automakers and the Alliance jointly submitted comments to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on its request for comments regarding development of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that will accompany a rulemaking for MY 2022-2025 Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards.

These comments supports view that the best way to reach the nation's environmental goals is through a harmonized and effective national regulatory program to increase fuel economy and further reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Environmental Impact Statement is a necessary step in the broader mid-term evaluation to accomplish this objective. The comments also weigh in on various elements that must be addressed in development of an EIS.

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