light-check From July 1st, 2023: electric vehicles must be attached energy labels

Circular No. 48/2022/TT-BGTVT dated December 30th, 2022 of the Minister of Transport on providing instructions for energy labeling for electric or hybrid electric cars, motorcycles and mopeds
Posted: 3/1/2023 1:18:49 PM | Latest updated: 1/2/2023 4:58:18 PM (GMT+7) | LuatVietnam: 5616 | Vietlaw: 602

This Circular provides instructions about energy labeling for electric cars domestically manufactured and imported cars, including: cars, motorcycles or mopeds, hybrid electric cars (except vehicles temporarily imported for re-export; vehicles in international transit; diplomatic or consular vehicles, vehicles imported for non-commercial purposes, ect . and the cases regulated at clause 2 Article 1 of this Circular).

Notably, after submitting the completed Publication Form of energy consumption as referred to in Appendix II or Appendix III hereto to the quality control body, assembly plants or importers shall attach energy labels to each vehicle before making them available for sale. Energy labels must stay attached to vehicles until assembly plants, importers and businesses deliver these vehicles to their customers.

For not off-vehicle charging hybrid electric cars, the energy labeling shall be as prescribed in the Joint Circular No. 43/2014/TTLT-BGTVT-BCT dated September 24, 2014 (stipulating the energy labeling for 7-seater cars) or Circular No. 40/2017/TT-BGTVT dated November 9, 2017 (stipulating the energy labeling for passenger 7-9 seater cars).

The measurement of power consumption of electric vehicles; responsibility for disclosure of information about energy consumption and procedures for energy labeling are regulated in details at Chapter II, Chapter III of this Circular.

This Circular takes effect from July 1st, 2023.


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