April 22, 2019

On December 28, 2016 NHTSA Published a Final Rule Increasing Civil Penalties (49 CFR 578.6) for Violations of the Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards

DATES: The Effective Date of the increase in Civil Penalties is January 27, 2017

PENALTY: Generally, for MY 2019 vehicles and later, the penalty is $14 (adjusted for inflation) for each 0.1 mile per gallon by which the applicable fleet exceeds the fuel economy standard multiplied by the number of vehicles in the fleet.