Draft Central Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Rules, 2022

The Ministry Of Road Transport And Highways (MoRTH) ON July 01, 2022, has issued the Central Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Rules, 2022 to further amend the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989. The following amendments has been made: Rule 115B, Fuel Consumption Standard, has been substituted, namely: 115-G. Fuel Consumption Standard (A) For M1 category vehicles of GVW≤ 3.5 T: (1) Every manufacturer or importer of M1 motor vehicles which are type approved under rule 126, with at least four wheels, other than Quadricycles, used for carriage of passengers and their luggage and comprising not more than nine seats including driver’s seat , and of gross vehicle weight not exceeding 3,500 kilograms, manufactured or imported for sale in India, shall on and from the 1st day of April, 2017, comply with the Average Fuel consumption Standard, notified under the Energy Conservation Act,2001 vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Power number 1072(E), dated the 23rd April, 2015, as amended from time-to-time. (2) The procedure for ensuring compliance under sub-rule (1) shall be as laid down in Document No. MoRTH/CMVR/TAP-115/116 or AIS 137, as amended from time-to-time. (3) The procedure specified under sub-rule (2) shall be evaluated annually by the agency designated by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.

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