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

Regulations are current to 2024-05-01 and last amended on 2022-10-03. Previous Versions

Reports (continued)

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 that are vocational vehicles or incomplete vocational vehicles,

      • (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).

  • SOR/2018-98, s. 60

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.

Documentation

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 by documentation respecting the engine and emission controls or by the address of the place or the website where that documentation may be obtained.

  • Marginal note:Contents

    (2) The documentation 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;

    • (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; and

    • (d) for each engine configuration, the fuel map results and other information described in section 503 of Title 40, chapter I, subchapter U, part 1036, subpart F, of the CFR.

  • Marginal note:Language

    (3) The documentation must be provided in English, French or both official languages, as requested by the installer. However, in the case of a fuel map input file used for running the GEM computer simulation model, if the installer requests that the fuel map input file be provided in French, it must be provided in both official languages.

Marginal note:Tire maintenance

  •  (1) In the case of vocational vehicles, tractors and trailers, a company must ensure that the documentation respecting tire maintenance and replacement is provided to the first retail purchaser of every vehicle or trailer.

  • Marginal note:Language

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

  • SOR/2018-98, s. 53

Records

Evidence of Conformity

Marginal note:Vehicle, engine or trailer covered by EPA certificate

 For a heavy-duty vehicle, heavy-duty engine or trailer 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, the engine or the trailer and, if applicable, a copy of the evidence of the EPA approval concerning the vehicle, the engine or the trailer as referred to in paragraph 27(6)(a) or 33.1(4)(a), paragraph (a) of the description of A in subsection 40(1) or paragraph 41(2)(a), as the case may be;

  • (b) one or both of the following:

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

    • (ii) a document demonstrating that the vehicle, the engine or the trailer 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, engine or trailer 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, the engine or the trailer 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, section 1807 of Title 40, chapter I, subchapter C, part 86, subpart S, 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 or trailer, 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
  • SOR/2018-98, s. 53

Marginal note:Paragraph 153(1)(b) of Act

  •  (1) For the purposes of paragraph 153(1)(b) of the Act, a company must obtain and produce evidence of conformity for a heavy-duty vehicle, heavy-duty engine or trailer — other than one referred to in section 53 — in a form and manner satisfactory to the Minister.

  • Marginal note:Submission of evidence of conformity

    (2) Subject to section 55, a company must submit the evidence of conformity to the Minister before importing a heavy-duty vehicle, heavy-duty engine or trailer or applying a national emissions mark to it.

  • SOR/2018-98, s. 53

Marginal note:Subsection 153(2) of Act

 For greater certainty, a company that imports a heavy-duty vehicle, heavy-duty engine or trailer or applies a national emissions mark to it under subsection 153(2) of the Act must submit the evidence of conformity referred to in subsection 54(1) to the Minister before the vehicle, the engine or the trailer leaves the possession or control of the company and, in the case of a vehicle, before it is presented for registration under the laws of a province or of an Aboriginal government.

  • SOR/2018-98, s. 53

Fleet Average Emissions

Marginal note:Contents

  •  (1) A company that participates in the CO2 emission credit system must maintain records containing the following information for each of its fleets:

    • (a) for each fleet of Class 2B and Class 3 heavy-duty vehicles and cab-complete vehicles, excluding those that are vocational vehicles or incomplete vocational vehicles,

      • (i) the model year,

      • (ii) the fleet average CO2 emission standard,

      • (iii) the fleet average CO2 emission value and, if applicable, the N2O and CH4 emission values,

      • (iv) the values and data used in calculating the fleet average CO2 emission standard and the fleet average CO2 emission value and, if applicable, in calculating the N2O and CH4 emission values,

      • (v) the values and data used in calculating the number of CO2 emission credits and, if applicable, the number of early action credits,

      • (vi) the number of CO2 emission credits used to offset a N2O or CH4 emission deficit, if applicable, and

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

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

      • (i) the model year,

      • (ii) the applicable CO2 emission standard,

      • (iii) the CO2 emission rate,

      • (iv) the values and data, including the GEM computer simulation model inputs and results, used in calculating the CO2 emission rate, and

      • (v) the values and data used in calculating the number of CO2 emission credits and, if applicable, the number of early action credits;

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

      • (i) the model year,

      • (ii) the applicable CO2 emission standard,

      • (iii) the CO2 emission rate,

      • (iv) the values and data, including the GEM computer simulation model inputs and results, used in calculating the CO2 emission rate, and

      • (v) the values and data used in calculating the number of CO2 emission credits and, if applicable, the number of early action credits;

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

      • (i) the model year,

      • (ii) the applicable CO2 emission standard,

      • (iii) the CO2 deteriorated emission level value, and

      • (iv) the values and data used in calculating the number of CO2 emission credits and, if applicable, the number of early action credits; and

    • (e) for each fleet and, if applicable, subfleet of full-aero box van trailers,

      • (i) the model year,

      • (ii) the applicable CO2 emission standard,

      • (iii) the CO2 emission rate,

      • (iv) the values and data, including the inputs and result of the compliance equation set out in section 515(a) of Title 40, chapter I, subchapter U, part 1037, subpart F, of the CFR, used in calculating the CO2 emission rate, and

      • (v) the values and data used in calculating the number of CO2 emission credits.

  • Marginal note:Contents — heavy-duty vehicles

    (2) A company must maintain records containing the following information for each heavy-duty vehicle in the fleets referred to in paragraphs (1)(a) to (c):

    • (a) the model year and vehicle configuration or subfleet of the vehicle, as the case may be;

    • (b) the CO2 emission standard that applies to the vehicles of each subfleet and the fleet average CO2 emission standard;

    • (c) for a vehicle that is covered by an EPA certificate, the vehicle family or the applicable test group;

    • (d) the name and street address of the plant where the vehicle was assembled;

    • (e) the vehicle identification number;

    • (f) the CO2 emission value that applies to the fleet of the vehicle or the CO2 emission rate that applies to the subfleet of the vehicle, as the case may be, and the values and data used in calculating that value or rate; and

    • (g) the name and the street or mailing address of the first retail purchaser of the vehicle in Canada.

  • Marginal note:Contents — engines

    (3) A company must maintain records containing the following information for each heavy-duty engine in the fleets referred to in paragraph (1)(d):

    • (a) the model year, the engine configuration and the fleet of the engine;

    • (b) the date of manufacture;

    • (c) the gross power;

    • (d) the identification of the emission control system;

    • (e) the CO2 emission standard that applies to the engines of the fleet;

    • (f) the engine family’s identification code;

    • (g) the name of the engine manufacturer;

    • (h) the unique identification number of the engine;

    • (i) the deterioration factor and whether it constitutes a multiplicative deterioration factor or an additive deterioration factor, and the values and data used in calculating that factor; and

    • (j) the name and the street or mailing address of the first retail purchaser of the engine in Canada.

  • Marginal note:Contents — trailers

    (4) A company must maintain records containing the following information for each of its full-aero box van trailers in the fleets referred to in paragraph (1)(e):

    • (a) the model year;

    • (b) the type of trailer;

    • (c) the CO2 emission standard that applies to the type of trailer;

    • (d) for a trailer that is covered by an EPA certificate, the trailer family’s identification code;

    • (e) the name and street address of the plant where the trailer was manufactured;

    • (f) the trailer’s identification number;

    • (g) the CO2 emission rate that applies to the trailer and the values and data used in calculating that rate; and

    • (h) the name and the street or mailing address of the first retail purchaser of the trailer in Canada.

  • SOR/2018-98, ss. 54, 60
 

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