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Government of India
Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
10-August-2018 19:49 IST
Transport Ministry Issues Draft Notification Regarding Retro-Fitment of Electric Kit to Motor Vehicles

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has invited objections and suggestions from general public on  proposed amendments to Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 regarding retro fitment of electric kits to motor vehicles vide notification dated 7th August 2018. As per the draft amendment retro-fitment of Hybrid Electric System Kit to motor vehicles or conversion of motor vehicles for pure electric operation with fitment of Pure Electric System Kit shall conform to the requirements of provisions given in applicable standards as described below.

 

Sr. No.

Type of Retro-fitment or Conversion and Motor Vehicle Categories

Compliance standard

1

Retro-fitment of Hybrid Electric System Kit to vehicles having Gross Vehicle Weight not exceeding 3500 kg of M & N categories of motor vehicles.

Shall conform to the requirements stipulated in *AIS-123 (Part 1)

2

Retro-fitment of Hybrid Electric System Kit to vehicles having Gross Vehicle Weight exceeding 3500 kg of M & N categories of motor vehicles

Shall conform to the requirements stipulated in *AIS-123 (Part 2)

3

Conversion of motor vehicles for pure electric operation with fitment of Pure Electric System Kit by replacing the engine of Motor Vehicles of categories L, M, N1 and N2

Shall conform to the requirements stipulated in *AIS-123 (Part 3)

Note.- * AIS-123 Part 1 or 2 or 3 as applicable, shall be applicable as amended from time to time till such time as corresponding Bureau of Indian Standard specifications are notified under the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016 (11 of 2016).

People can send their views on the draft amendments  within 30 days to the Joint Secretary (Transport), Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Transport Bhawan, Parliament Street, New Delhi-110 001 (email : js-tpt@gov.in).

 

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