The following is a list of the vehicle emission regulation standards for 2006. Vehicles are divided into three categories according to their gross weight. Emission regulations also vary by region in Chile. (Chile is divided into 12 regions plus the Metropolitan Region, which represents Santiago, the nation’s capital.)
The market size for automotive parts in Chile is approximately $400 million. U.S. market share is approximately 14.5%. There are 2.5 million vehicles operating in the country. There is no local production of auto parts; all parts and accessories are imported.