Environmental Performance Labels for Vehicles: Context and Findings of Market Research for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Research Report T071


Jennifer Amann, Therese Langer, and James Kliesch


The USEPA worked for several years to develop an environmental rating system for vehicles and a label to display the resulting ratings. This report gives an account of focus group and survey work on the label undertaken by ACEEE on behalf of the EPA, and provides comments more broadly on successful vehicle label design.