Automobile manufactured on or after Oct 1, 1994, which is sold in the US needs label with the following information on it.

1. Percentage U.S./Canadian equipment (parts) content

2. Names of any countries that provide 15% or more of the equipment content except the U.S & Canada as well as the percentage content for each such country (a maximum of two countries)

3. City and state's final assembly point

4. Country of origin of the engine

5. Country of origin of the transmission

6. The statement mentioned on it “parts content does not include final assembly (except the engine and transmission), distribution, or other non-parts costs”.

The label must be displayed in a visible area on each vehicle, where it can be seen from the outside with the doors closed.

Carline: it refers to the name of a group of vehicles that is similar in construction We need to note that percentage calculation of U.S./Canadian equipment (parts) content as well other countries' content are determined on a “carline” basis rather than for each vehicle and rounded to the closest 5%.

Passenger motor vehicle defined by AALA is:

• The vehicle that can carry no more than 12 people

• Vehicle of gross weight rating of no more than 8,500 pounds,

• It includes both multipurpose passenger vehicles and light-duty trucks.

Until the time of the initial retail sale, these cars must have a label indicating the percentage of U.S./Canada content and other associated information.

AALA 2022 report is available in the below link; MY2022-AALA-Alphabetical-6-30-21.pdf (

Reference: Part 583 American Automobile Labeling Act Reports | NHTSA

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