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

Early Action Credits

Marginal note:Contents
  •  (1) To obtain early action credits under section 47, a company must include in its 2014 or 2016 end of model year report, as the case may be, the following information for each averaging set of the 2011 to 2013 model years or of the 2015 model year, as the case may be:

    • (a) for each fleet 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),

      • (i) the number of credits or deficits calculated in accordance with paragraph 35(1)(a),

      • (ii) the N2O and CH4 emission standards applicable to each fleet,

      • (iii) the fleet average CO2 emission standard, determined for A in the formula set out in paragraph 35(1)(a),

      • (iv) the CO2 emission target value for each vehicle subconfiguration of each fleet, determined for A in the formula set out in subsection 22(1),

      • (v) the work factor for each vehicle subconfiguration calculated in accordance with subsection 22(3),

      • (vi) the GVWR, curb weight, GCWR, type of transmission, gear ratio, axle ratio and type of engine for each vehicle configuration,

      • (vii) the fleet average CO2 emission value, determined for B in the formula set out in paragraph 35(1)(a),

      • (viii) the CO2 emission value for each vehicle configuration, determined for A in the formula set out in subsection 23(1) and taking into account subsection 23(2),

      • (ix) if applicable, the N2O or CH4 family emission limit, determined for B in the formula set out in subsection 20(3),

      • (x) the number of vehicles of each vehicle configuration and subconfiguration,

      • (xi) the number of vehicles in each fleet, and

      • (xii) the number of vehicles in the averaging set;

    • (b) for each fleet of vocational vehicles and incomplete vocational vehicles,

      • (i) the number of credits or deficits for each fleet and subfleet, calculated in accordance with paragraph 35(1)(b),

      • (ii) the CO2 emission standard that applies to the vehicles of each fleet or subfleet, as the case may be, determined for A in the formula set out in paragraph 35(1)(b),

      • (iii) the CO2 family emission limit for each fleet or subfleet, as the case may be, determined for B in the formula set out in paragraph 35(1)(b), and

      • (iv) the number of those vehicles in each averaging set, fleet and subfleet;

    • (c) for each fleet of tractors and incomplete tractors,

      • (i) the number of credits or deficits for each fleet and subfleet, calculated in accordance with paragraph 35(1)(c),

      • (ii) the CO2 emission standard that applies to the vehicles of each fleet or subfleet, as the case may be, determined for A in the formula set out in paragraph 35(1)(c),

      • (iii) the CO2 family emission limit for each fleet or subfleet, as the case may be, determined for B in the formula set out in paragraph 35(1)(c), and

      • (iv) the number of tractors and incomplete tractors in each averaging set, fleet and subfleet;

    • (d) for each fleet of heavy-duty engines,

      • (i) the number of credits or deficits for each fleet, calculated in accordance with paragraph 35(1)(d),

      • (ii) the N2O and CH4 emission standards that apply to the engines of each fleet,

      • (iii) the CO2 emission standard that applies to the engines of each fleet, determined for A in the formula set out in paragraph 35(1)(d),

      • (iv) the CO2 deteriorated emission level value for each fleet, determined for B in the formula set out in paragraph 35(1)(d), and

      • (v) the number of engines in each averaging set, fleet and engine configuration; and

    • (e) an identification of every instance in each fleet or subfleet, as the case may be, when the 1.5 credit multiplier was used in accordance with subsection 47(6).

  • Marginal note:Additional credits

    (2) To obtain additional early action credits under section 47, a company must include in its 2014 or 2016 end of model year report, as the case may be, the values referred to in paragraphs 48(7)(q) to (t).

Format of Reports

Marginal note:Submission

 Any report to be submitted under these Regulations must be submitted electronically in the format provided by the Minister, but the report must be submitted in writing if

  • (a) no such format is provided; or

  • (b) it is, owing to circumstances beyond the control of the person required to submit the report, impracticable to submit the report electronically in the format provided.

Instructions

Marginal note:Engine installation
  •  (1) A company that manufactures or imports a heavy-duty engine must ensure that every engine that is installed in a vehicle in Canada is accompanied with written instructions for installing the engine and emission control system or with the address of the place or the website where those instructions may be obtained.

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    (2) The instructions must contain the following information:

    • (a) detailed installation procedures for the exhaust system, emission control system, aftertreatment devices and their components;

    • (b) all necessary steps for installing any diagnostic system required under part 86 of Title 40, chapter I, subchapter C, of the CFR; and

    • (c) the limits on the types of use for the engine to ensure that the emission standards set out in these Regulations are complied with.

  • Marginal note:Language

    (3) The instructions must be provided in English, French or both official languages, as requested by the installer.

Marginal note:Tire maintenance
  •  (1) In the case of tractors and vocational vehicles, a company must ensure that the written instructions respecting tire maintenance and replacement are provided to the first retail purchaser of every vehicle.

  • Marginal note:Language

    (2) The instructions must be provided in English, French or both official languages, as requested by that purchaser.

Records

Evidence of Conformity

Marginal note:Vehicle or engine covered by EPA certificate

 For a heavy-duty vehicle or heavy-duty engine that is covered by an EPA certificate and that is sold concurrently in Canada and the United States or has a national emissions mark applied to it, evidence of conformity in respect of a company for the purposes of paragraph 153(1)(b) of the Act consists of

  • (a) a copy of the EPA certificate covering the vehicle or the engine and, if applicable, a copy of the evidence of the EPA approval concerning the vehicle or engine as referred to in paragraph 27(6)(a), in paragraph (a) of A in the formula set out in subsection 40(1) or in paragraph 41(2)(a), as the case may be;

  • (b) one or both of the following:

    • (i) a document demonstrating that the vehicles or engines covered by the EPA certificate are sold concurrently in Canada and the United States,

    • (ii) a document demonstrating that the vehicle or engine covered by the EPA certificate bears the national emissions mark;

  • (c) a copy of the records submitted to the EPA in support of the application for the EPA certificate in respect of the vehicle or the engine and any application for an amendment to that EPA certificate and any records submitted to the EPA to maintain that EPA certificate; and

  • (d) a U.S. emission control information label or, in the case of a heavy-duty engine, a U.S. engine information label that is permanently affixed to the vehicle or engine in the form and location set out in

    • (i) section 35 of Title 40, chapter I, subchapter C, part 86, subpart A, of the CFR, and section 135 of Title 40, chapter I, subchapter U, part 1037, subpart B, of the CFR, for the applicable model year of the heavy-duty vehicle, and

    • (ii) section 35 of Title 40, chapter I, subchapter C, part 86, subpart A, of the CFR, and section 135 of Title 40, chapter I, subchapter U, part 1036, subpart B, of the CFR, for the applicable model year of the heavy-duty engine.

  • SOR/2015-186, s. 66.
 
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