Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards

Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save Act of 2009 (CARS Program)

Vehicles

The Act establishes a new program under which the government will provide $3,500 or $4,500 to help consumers purchase or lease a new, more fuel efficient car, van, sport utility vehicle or pickup truck from a participating dealer when they trade in an old, less fuel efficient vehicle.

Summary of the CARS Act of 2009 and Notice of Upcoming Rulemaking Proceeding 200.44 KB Amendment to Final Rule: Requirements and Procedures for Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save Program 1.3 MB Final Rule: Requirements and Procedures for Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save Program 494.22 KB Final Regulatory Impact Analysis: Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save Act of 2009 105.9 KB