Japanese Delegation Visits BAR to Discuss the California Smog Check Program

Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) Chief Patrick Dorais and staff welcomed a delegation from the Japan Automobile Standards Internationalization Center and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism on September 13, 2018, for a tour of BAR headquarters. The visit included an overview of the Smog Check Program, including information about On-Board Diagnostics and a live Smog Check demonstration. This and other delegation visits are opportunities to assist with the advancement of international vehicle emissions inspection programs and to share California’s successes in consumer and air quality protection.

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