The EPA issued a proposal in the August 10, 2021 Federal Register to increase the stringency of GHG Emission and Fuel Economy on Light Vehicles. Near term actions are for vehicles through 2026 MY and there are longer term actions included for 2027 MY and beyond. The EPA provided a long list of actions where they are seeking comments. Included are purpose, authority, history, analysis, cost, incentives, alternatives, etc.
The 148th meeting of the European Commission's Motor Vehicle Working Group (MVWG) is scheduled to take place, via WEBEX, on October 7, 2021.
A new Chinese standard on the safety requirements for electric vehicle battery swap systems, GB/T 40032-2021, has recently been published.