Brief: ATIC Global Vehicle Regulation Research Department reminds you that please pay attention to the following information for the update of global vehicle regulations in May2023.
- Chile intends to amend the requirements for electric vehicles in Decreto 145：2017
- The New Zealand Ministry of Transport proposes to implement stricter vehicle emission standards
- Hong Kong, China updated the Vehicle Construction Approval Requirements for Electric Vehicles
- Brazil issued new version of compliance requirements for light duty passenger cars and commercial vehicles
GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE REGULATIONS UPDATE SPOTLIGHT FOR MAY 2023
Chile: The Chilean Ministry of Communications and Transport intends to revise the requirements for Decreto 145-2017 electric vehicles. The main revisions are as follows:
1)Incorporate GB/T 20234 - 2015 Connection set for conductive charging of electric vehicles standard GB/T 34657-2 – 2017 Interoperability test specifications of electric vehicle conductive charging -- Part 2: Vehicle.
2)Establish the charging cable adapter as mandatory, for vehicles that have alternating current charging coupling systems that comply with the GB/T 20234 - 2015 Connection set for conductive charging of electric vehicles.
New Zealand: The New Zealand Government is proposing to phase-in new emissions standards for the following groups of vehicles (when they are imported into the country): light vehicles, heavy vehicles, motorcycles/mopeds, and used disability vehicles. The emissions standards would be phased-in over five years.
The relevant proposals include:
1) Shifting the minimum requirement for used imports from Euro 4/IV to Euro 5/V from 1 Feb 2024, including for disability vehicles;
2) Phasing in the shift from Euro 5/V to Euro 6/VI on used imports and new vehicles (including new disability vehicles) in several steps, between late 2024 and the start of 2028.
3) Allowing more time for used disability vehicles, which will shift to Euro 6d from 1 January 2028 at the latest.
4) Introducing an emissions requirement for mopeds and motorcycles. Requiring Euro 4 from 1 Feb 2025 and then Euro 5 from 1 Jan 2027.
New Zealand currently accepts UNECE, European, Japanese, American and Australian standards to demonstrate emission levels.
Hong Kong, China: Hong Kong updated the Vehicle Construction Approval Requirements for Electric Vehicles in May. It mainly revised the format of the electric vehicle fact sheet in Annex 3. After the revision, it is a bilingual version in Chinese and English, and fill in the content Parts are more standardized.
Brazil: On 25 May Brazil published a new version of the Light Duty Passenger vehicle and Commercial Vehicle Compliance Requirements, which sets out the requirements for energy efficiency labelling for light duty passenger vehicles and commercial vehicles, the former Ordiance No. 377/2011 and its amendments will be repealed by 2023/9/30.
ATIC GLOBAL VEHICLE REGULATIONS DATABASE APRIL 2023 UPDATE SUMMARY
Summary by region:
ECE: 5 updates
EU: 3 updates
Korea : 2 updates
Chile : 2 updates
USA: 2 updates
Hong Kong, China : 1 update
China : 4 updates
Egypt: 1 update
New Zealand : 1 update
Brazil : 1 update
India : 3 updates
Summary by regulation status:
Formal Regulation: 8 updates
Draft: 17 updates
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