Petroleum-equivalent fuel economy of electric vehicles; Product and company certification. Conformity assessment (ICS code(s): 03.120.20); Environmental protection (ICS code(s): 13.020); Electric road vehicles (ICS code(s): 43.120); Fuels (ICS code(s): 75.160)
Petroleum-Equivalent Fuel Economy Calculation; (16 page(s), in English)
Notice of proposed rulemaking; request for comment - The U.S. Department of Energy ("DOE") proposes to revise its regulations regarding procedures for calculating a value for the petroleum-equivalent fuel economy of electric vehicles (or "EVs") for use in the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) program administered by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). This Notice of proposed rulemaking ("NOPR") also grants a petition for rulemaking submitted by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Sierra Club and responds to comments submitted on that petition (identified by Docket Number EERE-2021-VT-0033).