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The Road Vehicles (Defeat Devices, Fuel Economy and Type-Approval) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

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13.—(1) Schedule 5 (technical and administrative requirements for grant of individual approval) is amended as follows.

(2) In Part 1 (general provisions), in paragraph 7(2) for “does not exceed 300” substitute “does not exceed 500”.

(3) In Part 2 (requirements for Part 2 vehicles)—

(a)in item 2 (emissions), for the heading “2. Emissions”, substitute “2. Light Duty Emissions”;

(b)in the third column of item 2, in paragraph 9, insert at the beginning “In the case of a completed vehicle,”;

(c)in item 3 (fuel tanks), in the first column, at the end of paragraph 3, insert—

Or

The technical provisions of Regulation (EC) No. 79/2009 or UNECE Regulation 134 for hydrogen.;

(d)in the first column of item 11 (diesel smoke), after paragraph 2 insert—

3. If the vehicle has an effective date on or after 1st September 2018, when the engine is subject to the free-acceleration test, the co-efficient of absorption of the exhaust emissions from the engine immediately after leaving the exhaust must not exceed 0.7 per metres or the plate value (if any), whichever is lower.;

(e)in the second column of item 11, at the end, insert—

“plate value” means the co-efficient of absorption specified either on the vehicle’s plate provided under item 18 of this table, or on any other plate provided for this purpose.;

(f)in item 41 (diesel smoke), for the heading “41. Diesel Emissions”, substitute the heading “41. Heavy Duty Emissions”;

(g)in the first column of item 41, at the end insert—

5. Complete or completed vehicles manufactured on or after 1st September 2018: Regulation (EC) No. 595/2009 Annex I limit values;

(h)after item 60 (frontal protection systems (“bull bars”) (if fitted)), insert the following item—

69. Electrical Safety
Vehicle: The technical provisions of UNECE Regulation 100.01.For a vehicle with batteries with maximum voltage 48V – only compliance with the essential technical requirements of UNECE Regulation 100.00 is required.

(4) In Part 3 (requirements for Part 3 vehicles) —

(a)in item 2 (emissions), for the heading “2. Emissions” substitute the heading “2. Light Duty Emissions”;

(b)in column 1 of item 2, at the end, insert—

6. Complete or Completed vehicles manufactured after 1st December 2018 in the case of M1 vehicles and 1st December 2019 otherwise: the technical provisions of Annex XXI to Regulation (EU) No. 2017/1151.;

(c)in column 3 of item 2, for paragraph 4, substitute—

4. In the case of a Completed vehicle, the requirements according to the category and date of completion of the base or incomplete vehicle based on maximum mass may apply.;

(d)in column 3 of item 2, in paragraph 5, after “reference mass”, add “or aerodynamic performance”;

(e)in item 41 (diesel emissions)—

(i)for the heading “41. Diesel Emissions”, substitute the heading “41. Heavy Duty Emissions”;

(ii)in the first column, at the end, add—

5. Complete or Completed vehicles manufactured on or after 1st September 2018: Regulation No. (EC) No. 595/2009 Annex I limit values.;

(f)in column 3 of item 41, at the beginning of paragraph 2, insert “In the case of a completed vehicle”;

(g)after item 54 (side impact), insert the additional item—

69. Electrical Safety.
Vehicle: The technical provisions of UNECE Regulation 100.01.

(5) In Part 4 (requirements for other vehicles)—

(a)in item 2 (emissions), for the heading “2. Emissions”, substitute the heading “2. Light Duty Emissions”;

(b)in item 2, for the entry in the first column, substitute—

1. Directive 70/220/EEC as amended by Directive 94/12/EC, Annex I, paragraph 5.

2. Vehicles manufactured on or after 1st January 2001; Directive 70/220/EEC as amended by Directive 98/69/EC, Annex I.

3. Vehicles manufactured on or after 1st January 2006; Directive 70/220/EEC as amended by Directive 98/69/ EC Annex I, paragraph 5 (Row B limits).

4. Vehicles manufactured on or after 1st September 2012: Regulation (EC) No. 715/2007, Annex I, Table 1.

5. Vehicles manufactured on or after 1st September 2016: Regulation (EC) No. 715/2007, Annex I, Table 2.

6. Vehicles manufactured on or after 1st March 2020: Regulation (EU) No. 2017/1151 (WLTP).;

(c)in item 2, in the third column—

(i)omit paragraph 2;

(ii)for paragraph 6, substitute—

6. In the case of a completed vehicle, the requirements according to the category and date of completion of the base or incomplete vehicles based on maximum mass may apply.;

(iii)in paragraph 7, after “reference weight”, insert “or aerodynamic performance”;

(d)in item 3 (fuel tanks / rear protective devices), at the end of paragraph 2, in column 1 insert—

The technical provisions of Regulation (EC) No. 79/2009 or UNECE Regulation 134 for hydrogen;

(e)in item 8 (indirect vision)—

(i)in the first column after “Vehicle” insert—

1. The technical provisions of Directive 2003/97/EC Annex III.

2. N2 and N3 vehicles manufactured after 1 April 2016: the technical provisions of paragraph 15 of UNECE Regulation 46.04.;

(ii)in the third column, in paragraph 3, for “motor caravan, ambulance or hearse”, substitute “Completed vehicle”; and

(iii)in the third column, after paragraph 4, insert—

5. The vehicle requirements in col 1 paragraph 2 do not apply to vehicles where any part of the Class V mirror is below 2.4m above the ground.

6. The requirements in col 1 paragraph 2 do not apply to vehicles where the incomplete vehicle is of a type that is type approved to Directive 2003/97/EC.;

(f)omit item 11 (diesel smoke);

(g)in item 41 (diesel emissions), for the heading “41. Diesel Emissions”, substitute the heading “41. Heavy Duty Emissions”;

(h)in item 41, in the first column, for paragraphs 1 and 2, substitute—

1. Directive 88/77/EEC as amended by Directive 91/542/EEC Row B limit values.

2. Vehicles manufactured on or after 1st October 2001: Directive 88/77/EEC as amended by Directive 1999/96/EC Row A limit values.

3. Vehicles manufactured on or after 1st October 2006; Directive 88/77/EEC as amended by Directive 1999/96/EC Row B1 limit values.

4. Vehicles manufactured on or after 1st October 2009: Directive 88/77/EEC as amended by Directive 1999/96 EC Row B2 limit values.

5. Complete or completed vehicles manufactured on or after 1st September 2018: Regulation (EC) No. 595/2009 Annex I limit values.;

(i)in item 41, in the third column—

(i)in paragraph 5, for “a motor caravan, ambulance or hearse”, substitute “a completed vehicle”; and

(ii)for paragraph 6, substitute—

6. In the case of —

(a) mobile cranes which have an engine meeting the technical requirements of Regulation (EU) No. 2016/1628; or

(b) vehicles designed to tow combinations exceeding 200 tonnes which have an engine meeting the technical requirements of Regulation (EU) No. 2016/1628,

compliance with Regulation (EU) No. 2016/1628 can be accepted.;

(j)after item 57 (front underrun protection), insert the following items—

65. AEBS
The technical provisions of Regulation (EU) No. 347/2012 or UNECE Regulation 131.

1. A Completed vehicle where the Complete or Incomplete vehicle it is based upon was manufactured before 1st September 2018.

2. A Complete vehicle which was manufactured before 1st September 2018.

3. A Completed vehicle where the Complete or Incomplete vehicle upon which it is based has a gross weight of not more than 8 tonnes or has hydraulic brakes or is not equipped with pneumatic rear suspension; and was manufactured before 1st November 2020.

4. A Complete vehicle which has a gross weight of not more than 8 tonnes or has hydraulic brakes or is not equipped with pneumatic rear suspension; and which was manufactured before 1st November 2020.

5. The exemptions listed in Article 1 of Regulation EU No. 347/2012.

6. Completed vehicles based on a Complete or Incomplete vehicle of category N1 or M1.

7. Vehicles built by a manufacturer which made fewer than 1,000 chassis and unitized bodies in the previous calendar year.

66. LDWS
The technical provisions of Regulation (EU) No. 351/2012 or UNECE Regulation 130.

1. A Completed vehicle where the Complete or Incomplete vehicle it is based upon was manufactured before 1st September 2018.

2. A Complete vehicle which was manufactured before 1st September 2018.

3. The exemptions listed in Article 1 of EU Regulation No. 351/2012.

4. Completed vehicles based on a Complete or Incomplete vehicle of category N1 or M1.

5. Vehicles built by a manufacturer which made fewer than 1,000 chassis and unitized bodies in the previous calendar year.

69. Electrical Safety
Vehicle: The technical provisions of UNECE Regulation 100.01..

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