(a) Any manufacturer obtaining certification under this part shall supply to the Administrator, upon request, a reasonable number of production vehicles (or engines) selected by the Administrator which are representative of the engines, emission control systems, fuel systems, and transmission offered and typical of production models available for sale under the certificate. These vehicles (or engines) shall be supplied for testing at such time and place and for such reasonable periods as the Administrator may require. Heavy-duty engines supplied under this paragraph may be required to be mounted in chassis and appropriately equipped for operation on a chassis dynamometer.
(1) Any manufacturer of light-duty vehicles or light-duty trucks obtaining certification under this part shall notify the Administrator, on a yearly basis, of the number of vehicles domestically produced for sale in the United States and the number of vehicles produced and imported for sale in the United States during the preceding year. Such information shall also include the number of vehicles produced for sale pursuant to § 88.204-94(b) of this chapter. A manufacturer may elect to provide this information every 60 days instead of yearly by combining it with the notification required under § 86.079-36. The notification must be submitted 30 days after the close of the reporting period. A manufacturer may combine the information required under § 86.1712(b) with the information included in paragraphs (b)(1) (i) through (iv) of this section into the report required under this section. The vehicle production information required shall be submitted as follows:
(i) Total production volume expressed in terms of units produced;
(ii) Model type production volume, expressed for each model type in terms of units produced and as a percentage of total production;
(iii) Base level production volume, expressed for each base level in terms of units produced and as percentage of:
(A) Total production of its respective model type(s), and
(B) Total production; and
(iv) Vehicle configuration production volume, expressed for each vehicle configuration in terms of units produced, and as a percentage of the total production of its respective base level. In addition, each vehicle configuration shall be identified by its appropriate engine-system combination.
(2) All light-duty vehicles and light-duty trucks covered by a certificate of conformity under § 86.082-30(a) shall be adjusted by the manufacturer to the ignition or injection timing specification detailed in § 86.079-36(a)(1)(iii)(D).
(c) Any heavy-duty engine or gasoline-fueled heavy-duty vehicle manufacturer obtaining certification under this part shall notify the Administrator, on a yearly basis, of the number of engines or vehicles of such engine family-evaporative emission family-engine displacement-exhaust emission control system-fuel system combination produced for sale in the United States during the preceding year.
(d) The following definitions apply to this section:
(1)Model type means a unique combination of car line, basic engine, and transmission class.
(2)Base level means a unique combination of basic engine, inertia weight, and transmission class.
(3)Vehicle configuration means a unique combination of basic engine, engine code, inertia weight, transmission configuration, and axle ratio within a base level.
[48 FR 1455, Jan. 12, 1983, as amended at 59 FR 50073, Sept. 30, 1994; 62 FR 31233, June 6, 1997]
Effective Date Note:
At 62 FR 31233, June 6, 1997, § 86.085-37 was amended by revising paragraph (b)(1) introductory text. That text contains information collection and recordkeeping requirements and will not become effective until approval has been given by the Office of Management and Budget.
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