PLUG-IN HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLES

This page last reviewed April 13, 2010


RULEMAKING TO CONSIDER PLUG-IN HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE TEST PROCEDURE AMENDMENTS AND AFTERMARKET PARTS CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS ADOPTION

(January 22, 2009; Continued to May 28, 2009)


Public Comments Received


FINAL APPROVAL / OAL ACTION

OAL approved the rulemaking and filed it with the Secretary of State on January 14, 2010. The regulation will become effective on February 13, 2010.

  • Final Regulation Order as approved by OAL (PDF- 81K)
  • California Refueling Emission Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2001 and Subsequent Model Motor Vehicles (PDF- 67 K)
  • California Certification and Installation Procedures for Off-Vehicle Charge Capable Conversion Systems for 2000 and Subsequent Model Year Hybrid Electric Vehicles  (PDF- 54 K)
  • California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2009 and Subsequent Model Zero-Emission Vehicles, and  Hybrid Electric Vehicles, In the Passenger Car, Light-Duty Truck and Medium-Duty Vehicle Classes (PDF- 2.36 MB)
  • California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2005 through 2008 Model Zero-Emission Vehicles, and 2001 Through 2008 Model Hybrid Electric Vehicles, In the Passenger Car, Light-Duty Truck and Medium-Duty Vehicle Classes (PDF- 11K)
  • California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2001 and Subsequent Model Passenger Cars, Light-Duty Trucks, and Medium-Duty Vehicles (PDF- 33 K)
  • California Evaporative Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2001 and Subsequent Model Motor Vehicles (PDF- 961 K)



ADOPTED REGULATIONS AND MATERIALS SUBMITTED TO OAL

The Final Rulemaking Package was filed with OAL on December 3, 2009. OAL has until January 15, 2010 to make a determination.

  • Final Regulation Order ~see revised above~
  • Notice of Decision and Response to Significant Environmental Issues (PDF - 5K)


A business or person submitting a comment to a proposed regulation or proposed amendment or repeal of a regulation or any person who specifically request it has the right to request a copy of the Final Statement of Reasons (FSOR). Upon its completion, the Final Statement of Reasons (FSOR) will be available and copies may be requested from the agency contact persons, or may be obtained in electronic form from this web page.



HEARING ACTION AND SUPPLEMENTAL 15-DAY NOTICES

Posted November 2, 2009

Second Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text (PDF - 71K) ~ November 17, 2009, Deadline for Public Comment

  • Attachment 1 ~ Proposed Second 15-Day Modifications (PDF - 26K) 
  • Attachment 2 ~  Proposed Second 15-Day Modifications to the California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2009 and Subsequent Model Zero-Emission Vehicles and Hybrid Electric Vehicles, in the Passenger Car, Light-Duty Truck and Medium-Duty Vehicle Classes (PDF - 2.65MB)
  • Attachment 3 ~ Proposed Second 15-Day Modifications to the California Evaporative Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2001 and Subsequent Model Motor Vehicles (PDF - 64K)
  • Attachment 4 ~ Proposed Second 15-Day Modifications to the California Refueling Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2001 abd Subsequent Model Motor Vehicles (PDF - 27K)
  • Attachment 5 ~ Proposed Second 15-Day Modifications to the California Certification and Installation Procedures for Off-Vehicle Charge Capable Conversion Systes for 2000 and Subsequent Model Year Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PDF - 76K)

Posted August 28, 2009

Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text (PDF - 105K)

  • Attachment 1 ~ Proposed 15-Day Modifications to the Original Proposal (PDF - 15K) 
  • Attachment 2 ~ Proposed Second 15-Day Modifications to the California Exhaust Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2009 and Subsequent Model Zero-Emission Vehicles and Hybrid Electric Vehicles, in the Passenger Car, Light-Duty Truck and Medium-Duty Vehicle Classes (PDF - 368K)
  • Attachment 3 ~ Proposed 15-Day Modifications to the California Evaporative Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2001 and Subsequent Model Motor Vehicles (PDF - 386K)
  • Attachment 4 ~ Proposed 15-Day Modifications to the California Refueling Emission Standards and Test Procedures for 2001 abd Subsequent Model Motor Vehicles (PDF - 73K)
  • Attachment 5 ~ Proposed 15-Day Modifications to the California Certification and Installation Procedures for Off-Vehicle Charge Capable Conversion Systes for 2000 and Subsequent Model Year Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PDF - 69K)


Resolution 09-39 (PDF- 2.27MB)

  • Attachment B: Modifications to Proposed Regulation Order (PDF - 9.30MB)

Posted May 12, 2009

Supplemental Staff Report:  Proposed Rulemaking for Plug-In Hybrid-Electric Vehicles
Modifications to the Proposed Aftermarket Parts Certification Requirements with Appendix A-Proposed Regulation Order (PDF - 63K) 
  • Appendix B: Modified Proposed Language for Aftermarket Parts Certification of Off-Vehicle Charge Capable Hybrid-Electric Vehicles (PDF - 59K)


Posted April 17, 2009

Notice of Continuation (PDF - 15K)

Resolution 09-6 (PDF- 3.44M)

  • Attachment G: Proposed Modifications to the Staff Proposals (PDF - 934K)


PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE AND RELATED MATERIAL

Posted December 5, 2008

Notice of Public Hearing (PDF- 40K)

Staff Report: Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR) (PDF- 414K)

  • Appendix A:  Proposed Regulation Order (PDF - 27K)
  • Appendix B:  Proposed Amendments to the Passenger Car Exhaust Test Procedures (PDF - 34K)
  • Appendix C:  Propsed Amendments To The Hybrid Exhaust Test Procedures MY 2005 Through 2008 (PDF - 18K)
  • Appendix D:  Proposed Amendments To The Hybrid Exhaust Test Procedures MY 2009 and Subsequent (PDF - 2.27M)
  • Appendix E:  Proposed Amendments to the Evaporative Emission Test Procedures (PDF - 929K)
  • Appendix F:  Proposed Amendments to the On Road Vapor Recovery Test Procedures (PDF - 56K)
  • Appendix G: Proposed Language for Aftermarket Parts Certification of Off-Vehicle Charge Capable Hybrid-Electric Vehicles (PDF - 57K)
  • Appendix H: Technical Support Document for Proposed Amendments Related to Exhaust Test Procedures (PDF - 42K)
  • Appendix I:   Technical Support Document for Proposed Amendments Related to Evaporative and Onboard Refueling and Vapor Recovery Test Procedures (PDF - 71K)
  • Appendix J: On Board Diagnostics (OBD) Considerations for Aftermarket PHEV Conversion Systems  (PDF - 23K)
  • Appendix K:  Technical Support Document for Economic Impacts (PDF - 46K)


INFORMAL REGULATORY ACTIVITY



Rulemaking Activity for 2009