Heavy-duty Vehicle and Engine Greenhouse Gas Emission Regulations (SOR/2013-24)

Regulations are current to 2017-11-20 and last amended on 2015-07-16. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Innovative technologies
  •  (1) A company may obtain additional credits, expressed in megagrams of CO2, for its fleet or subfleet, as the case may be, of heavy-duty vehicles or heavy-duty engines for the use of innovative technologies by

    • (a) in the case of Class 2B and Class 3 heavy-duty vehicles and cab-complete vehicles, excluding those referred to in the definition vocational vehicle in subsection 1(1), using the following formula:

      (A × B × C) ÷ (1 000 000)

      where

      A
      is the five-cycle credit value determined in accordance with section 1869(c) of Title 40, chapter I, subchapter C, part 86, subpart S, of the CFR, and expressed in grams of CO2 per mile,
      B
      is the number of vehicles manufactured with the innovative technology in question in the fleet, and
      C
      is the useful life for the vehicle, namely, 120,000 miles;
    • (b) in the case of vocational vehicles and incomplete vocational vehicles, or tractors and incomplete tractors, either

      • (i) by using the following formula:

        ((A – B) × C × D × E) ÷ (1 000 000)

        where

        (A – B)
        is the difference between the in-use emission rate of the vehicle manufactured without the innovative technology and the in-use emission rate of the vehicle manufactured with the innovative technology and determined in accordance with section 610(c) of Title 40, chapter I, subchapter U, part 1037, subpart G, of the CFR, expressed in grams of CO2 per tonne-mile,
        C
        is the number of vehicles manufactured with the innovative technology in question in the subfleet,
        D
        is the payload for the class of vehicles, as follows:
        • (A) 2.85 tonnes for Class 2B, Class 3, Class 4 and Class 5 vocational vehicles and incomplete vocational vehicles,

        • (B) 5.6 tonnes for Class 6 and Class 7 vocational vehicles and incomplete vocational vehicles,

        • (C) 7.5 tonnes for Class 8 vocational vehicles and incomplete vocational vehicles,

        • (D) 12.5 tonnes for Class 7 tractors and incomplete tractors, and

        • (E) 19 tonnes for Class 8 tractors and incomplete tractors, and

        E
        is the useful life for the class of vehicles, as follows:
        • (A) 110,000 miles for Class 2B, Class 3, Class 4 and Class 5,

        • (B) 185,000 miles for Class 6 and Class 7, and

        • (C) 435,000 miles for Class 8, or

      • (ii) by substituting the result obtained in accordance with paragraph 35(1)(b) or (c), as the case may be, with the result obtained in accordance with one of the following formulas, whichever applies:

        • (A) for vocational vehicles and incomplete vocational vehicles:

          ([(A – B) + (B × C)] × D × E × F) ÷ (1 000 000)

          where

          A
          is the CO2 emission standard under subsection 26(1) that applies to the vocational vehicles and incomplete vocational vehicles of the subfleet, expressed in grams of CO2 per tonne-mile,
          B
          is the CO2 family emission limit and corresponds to the CO2 emission rate for the subfleet of vocational vehicles and incomplete vocational vehicles, expressed in grams of CO2 per tonne-mile, determined in accordance with subsection 26(2),
          C
          is the improvement factor determined in accordance with sections 610(b)(1) and (c) of Title 40, chapter I, subchapter U, part 1037, subpart G, of the CFR, for the subfleet of vocational vehicles and incomplete vocational vehicles,
          D
          is the payload for the class of vocational vehicles and incomplete vocational vehicles, as follows:
          • (I) 2.85 tonnes for Class 2B, Class 3, Class 4 and Class 5,

          • (II) 5.6 tonnes for Class 6 and Class 7, and

          • (III) 7.5 tonnes for Class 8,

          E
          is the number of vocational vehicles and incomplete vocational vehicles manufactured with the innovative technology in question in the subfleet, and
          F
          is the useful life for the class of vocational vehicles and incomplete vocational vehicles, as follows:
          • (I) 110,000 miles for Class 2B, Class 3, Class 4 and Class 5,

          • (II) 185,000 miles for Class 6 and Class 7, and

          • (III) 435,000 miles for Class 8, or

        • (B) for tractors and incomplete tractors:

          ([(A – B) + (B × C)] × D × E × F) ÷ (1 000 000)

          where

          A
          is the CO2 emission standard under subsection 27(1) that applies to the tractors and incomplete tractors of the subfleet, expressed in grams of CO2 per tonne-mile,
          B
          is the CO2 family emission limit and corresponds to the CO2 emission rate for the subfleet of tractors and incomplete tractors, expressed in grams of CO2 per tonne-mile, determined in accordance with subsection 27(2),
          C
          is the improvement factor determined in accordance with sections 610(b)(1) and (c) of Title 40, chapter I, subchapter U, part 1037, subpart G, of the CFR, for the subfleet of tractors and incomplete tractors,
          D
          is the payload for the class of tractors or incomplete tractors, as the case may be, as follows:
          • (I) 12.5 tonnes for Class 7, and

          • (II) 19 tonnes for Class 8,

          E
          is the number of tractors and incomplete tractors manufactured with the innovative technology in question in the subfleet, and
          F
          is the useful life for the class of tractors or incomplete tractors, as the case may be, as follows:
          • (I) 185,000 miles for Class 7, and

          • (II) 435,000 miles for Class 8; or

    • (c) in the case of heavy-duty engines,

      • (i) by using the following formula for engines tested on a chassis:

        ((A – B) × C × D × E) ÷ (1 000 000)

        where

        (A – B)
        is the difference between the in-use emission rate of the engine manufactured without the innovative technology and the in-use emission rate of the engine manufactured with the innovative technology, determined in accordance with chassis A to B testing or in-use A to B testing of pairs of vehicles equipped with the engines differing only with respect to the innovative technology in question, and expressed in grams of CO2 per tonne-mile,
        C
        is the number of vocational vehicles, incomplete vocational vehicles, tractors or incomplete tractors with engines manufactured with the innovative technology in the fleet,
        D
        is the payload, if applicable, for the class of vehicles, as follows:
        • (A) 2.85 tonnes for Class 2B, Class 3, Class 4 and Class 5 vocational vehicles and incomplete vocational vehicles,

        • (B) 5.6 tonnes for Class 6 and Class 7 vocational vehicles and incomplete vocational vehicles,

        • (C) 7.5 tonnes for Class 8 vocational vehicles and incomplete vocational vehicles,

        • (D) 12.5 tonnes for Class 7 tractors and incomplete tractors, and

        • (E) 19 tonnes for Class 8 tractors and incomplete tractors, and

        E
        is the useful life for the class of vehicles, as follows:
        • (A) 110,000 miles for Class 2B, Class 3, Class 4 and Class 5,

        • (B) 185,000 miles for Class 6 and Class 7, and

        • (C) 435,000 miles for Class 8,

      • (ii) by using the following formula for engines tested on an engine dynamometer:

        ((A – B) × C × D × E) ÷ (1 000 000)

        where

        (A – B)
        is the difference between the in-use emission rate of the engine manufactured without the innovative technology and the in-use emission rate of the engine manufactured with the innovative technology, determined in accordance with engine dynamometer A to B testing of pairs of engines differing only with respect to the innovative technology in question, and expressed in grams of CO2 per BHP-hr,
        C
        is the transient cycle conversion factor calculated in accordance with the applicable variable “CF” in section 705(b) of Title 40, chapter I, subchapter U, part 1036, subpart H, of the CFR,
        D
        is the number of engines manufactured with the innovative technology in the fleet,
        E
        is the useful life for the engine, as follows:
        • (A) 110,000 miles for spark-ignition engines, and

        • (B) for the following compression-ignition engines:

          • (I) 110,000 miles for light heavy-duty engines,

          • (II) 185,000 miles for medium heavy-duty engines, and

          • (III) 435,000 miles for heavy heavy-duty engines, or

      • (iii) by substituting the result obtained in accordance with paragraph 35(1)(d) with the result determined in accordance with the following formula:

        ([(A – B) + (B × C)] × D × E × F) ÷ (1 000 000)

        where

        A
        is the CO2 emission standard that applies to the fleet of heavy-duty engines under section 30 or subsection 31(2), as the case may be, expressed in grams of CO2 per BHP-hr,
        B
        is the CO2 family certification level for the fleet and corresponds to the CO2 deteriorated emission level value, using the applicable emission value calculated in accordance with section 32 and subject to subsection 35(3), expressed in grams of CO2 per BHP-hr,
        C
        is the improvement factor determined in accordance with section 610(b)(1) of Title 40, chapter I, subchapter U, part 1036, subpart G, of the CFR, based on results of A to B testing, chassis A to B testing or in-use A to B testing of pairs of engines using an engine dynamometer or of pairs of vehicles equipped with the engines in question, as the case may be, differing only with respect to the innovative technology in question,
        D
        is the transient cycle conversion factor calculated in accordance with the applicable variable “CF” in section 705(b) of Title 40, chapter I, subchapter U, part 1036, subpart H, of the CFR,
        E
        is the number of engines manufactured with the innovative technology in the fleet, and
        F
        is the useful life for the engine, as follows:
        • (A) 110,000 miles for spark-ignition engines, and

        • (B) for the following compression-ignition engines:

          • (I) 110,000 miles for light heavy-duty engines,

          • (II) 185,000 miles for medium heavy-duty engines, and

          • (III) 435,000 miles for heavy heavy-duty engines.

  • Marginal note:Calculation — alternative procedure

    (2) If the five-cycle credit value referred to in the description of A in the formula set out in paragraph (1)(a) cannot adequately measure the emission reduction attributable to an innovative technology, the company may calculate that five-cycle credit value using the alternative procedure set out in section 1869(d) of Title 40, chapter I, subchapter C, part 86, of the CFR, if

    • (a) in the case of a vehicle that is covered by an EPA certificate, the alternative procedure has been approved by the EPA for that technology and the company provides the Minister with evidence of the EPA approval; or

    • (b) in the case of a vehicle that is not covered by an EPA certificate, the company provides the Minister with evidence demonstrating that the alternative procedure provides a more representative benefit for that technology.

 
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