Automotive Sector Information
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and EPA are the primary agencies that regulate the automotive industry. The following links are intended to help Smart Sectors partners and the public learn more about how EPA works with the automotive sector.
EPA basic regulatory information
- Federal Regulation Finder
- Laws and regulations, compliance and policies and guidance information
- EPA vehicles and engines website
- EPA automotive technician certification programs
- EPA’s compliance assistance centers
- SmartWay Transport — EPA's SmartWay Transport program helps companies advance supply chain sustainability by measuring, benchmarking, and improving freight transportation efficiency. Any company or organization that ships, manages, or hauls freight in its operations can become an EPA SmartWay Partner.
- Clean Diesel program and Diesel Emissions Reduction Act funding information — EPA's Clean Diesel program provides support for projects that improve air quality by reducing emissions from diesel engines.
- ENERGY STAR work with automotive sector — ENERGY STAR is an EPA voluntary program that helps businesses save energy and money.
- Smart Sectors renewal of National Vehicle Mercury Switch Recovery Program — a collaborative effort designed to reduce mercury air emissions.
- Sustainable Materials Management Prioritization Tools — Free, life cycle-based tools that offer a starting place to establish priorities for environmental improvement, focus limited financial and human resources where action could offer greater holistic benefit, and consider key industries for collaboration.