Comparing US and EU Approaches to Regulating Automotive Emissions and Fuel Economy

This policy brief compares US and EU regulations of fuel economy, pollutants, and greenhouse gas emissions. The focus is on automobiles and light trucks. It looks at the history of both countries' regulations and the role of compliance tests. The implications of the Volkswagen emissions testing scandal are discussed along with how US and EU regulators have responded to the case.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Edition: Policy Brief
  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: 9p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01616936
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: PB 16-03
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 27 2016 2:03PM