EPA Thinks About Using QR Codes for Emissions Grades

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is planning to decide whether they will require emissions grades on all new vehicles, to take into account hybrids and EVs. In order to portray this new information, the EPA would use stickers with QR codes that could be scanned by any smartphone for detailed information on how the emission grade of the car was decided upon.

Cars would be graded A-D, and if this went into effect, automakers would have to display these QR coded stickers on al 2013 models and beyond. Currently, 40 percent of vehicles on the road would receive Cs or Ds, so this proposition definitely has automakers concerned.

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