Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2007
Policy Type:Information and Education>Advice/Aid in Implementation, Information and Education>Performance Label, Information and Education>Professional training and qualification
Energy Efficiency Policy Targets:Transport, Vehicle operation, Eco-driving, Transport, Fuel, Electric vehicles, Hybrid vehicles
Agency:Natural Resources Canada
Energy Efficiency Description:

Natural Resources Canada’s ecoENERGY Efficiency for Vehicles program aims to reduce energy use and emissions from transportation in Canada. The program offers:


  1. Fuel efficient driver training : Auto$mart targets novice light-duty vehicle drivers; SmartDriver targets drivers in the commercial and institutional fleet sector; and Commercial and institutional fleets will have access to practical advice, tools, and strategies offered through FleetSmart;
  2. Provides energy information to vehicle consumers:
    • this includes the production of the Fuel Consumption Guide, the introduction of updated energy efficiency labels for light-duty on-road vehicles;
    • and a new consumer awareness initiative that recognizes fuel efficient tires for light-duty vehicles.
  3. Encourages freight companies to make their operations as energy efficient as possible.

Last modified: Wed, 27 Jan 2016 15:07:10 CET