Since 1995, Dale Kardos & Associates, Inc. (DKA Inc.) has been supplying automakers, automotive suppliers and their trade associations with comprehensive detailed regulatory and legislative tracking reports. Each month, DKA Inc. publishes the following three related, but uniquely-focused, tracking reports:
The Reg Update
The Reg Update is a monthly report that tracks the status of all North American regulatory activity concerning emissions, fuel economy (CO2) and safety (we track all regulatory actions of NHTSA, EPA, California Air Resources Board, Transport Canada, Environment Canada, and Section 177 States (i.e., states that have adopted CA’s Low Emission Vehicle program rules). For each rulemaking, the Reg Update provides electronic links to the latest official publications and includes information concerning comment period deadlines, anticipated future actions, projected implementation dates, and more. In print since 1998, the Reg Update also serves as a tremendous archive of past actions.
U.S. Motor Vehicle Safety and Legislative Update
The U.S. Motor Vehicle Safety & Legislative Update is a monthly report summarizing the past month’s legislative and regulatory activity concerning motor vehicle safety, emissions, and fuel economy/GHG issues. The report provides brief summaries of and electronic links to key Federal Register notices, Congressional bills, public laws, NHTSA interpretation letters, recall listings, defect reports, NCAP test results, etc. The report also covers financial incentive program announcements coming out of the Department of Energy, California and elsewhere.
Status of Motor Vehicle Related Legislation in the 113th Congress
This report is devoted to keeping automakers and supplier up-to-date on the status of all legislation pending in the U.S. Congress that may potentially affect the auto industry. We cover the introduction of all new bills and track their status over the course of the next two years. We’ll provide updates on any official new activity related to the bill, increases in sponsorship, etc. The report typically groups bills into the following categories: Appropriations, Climate Change/GHG/Environment, Financial Incentive Programs, Biofuels and Flex Fuel Vehicles, Funding for Vehicle Development, Safety, Toxic Chemicals, misc.
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Pricing: The above reports can be purchased individually or at a discount (as a package). A one year subscription is required (12 monthly updates). For pricing and/or questions, please send an email to Dale Kardos (email@example.com).