Cars and vehicles are a major source of air pollution in Victoria. Some air pollutants from vehicles can affect people’s health and cause air quality problems like smog.

To reduce your vehicle’s emissions and save fuel costs, you should:

  • maintain your vehicle well
  • look after your tyres
  • drive smoothly. 

When buying a car, look for one that produces fewer emissions.

EPA has a key role in reducing emissions from cars and vehicles and monitoring air quality across the state.

You can report smoky cars and vehicles.

Find out more about vehicle emissions

Reviewed 31 October 2019