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§ 1962.3. Electric Vehicle Charging Requirements.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 13. Motor Vehicles
Division 3. Air Resources Board
Chapter 1. Motor Vehicle Pollution Control Devices
Article 2. Approval of Motor Vehicle Pollution Control Devices (New Vehicles) (Refs & Annos)
13 CCR § 1962.3
§ 1962.3. Electric Vehicle Charging Requirements.
(a) Applicability. This section applies to:
(1) all battery electric vehicles, range extended battery electric vehicles, except for model year 2006 through 2013 neighborhood electric vehicles, that qualify for ZEV credit under section 1962.1 and 1962.2; and
(2) all hybrid electric vehicles that are capable of being recharged by a battery charger that transfers energy from the electricity grid to the vehicle for purposes of recharging the vehicle traction battery.
(b) Definitions.
(1) The definitions in section 1962.1 and 1962.2 apply to this section.
(c) Requirements.
(1) Beginning with the 2006 model year, all vehicles identified in subdivision (a) must be equipped with a conductive charger inlet and charging system which meets all the specifications applicable to AC Level 1 and Level 2 charging contained in Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Surface Vehicle Recommended Practice SAE J1772 REV JAN 2010, SAE Electric Vehicle and Plug in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Conductive Charger Coupler, which is incorporated herein by reference. All such vehicles must also be equipped with an on-board charger with a minimum output of 3.3 kilowatts, or, sufficient power to enable a complete charge in less than 4 hours.
(2) A manufacturer may apply to the Executive Officer for approval to use an alternative to the AC inlet described in subdivision (c)(1), provided that the following conditions are met:
(A) each vehicle is supplied with a rigid adaptor that would enable the vehicle to meet all of the remaining system and on-board charger requirements described in subdivision (c)(1); and
(B) the rigid adaptor and alternative inlet must be tested and approved by a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).
Note: Authority cited: Sections 39600, 39601, 43013, 43018, 43101, 43104 and 43105, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 38562, 39002, 39003, 39667, 43000, 43009.5, 43013, 43018, 43018.5, 43100, 43101, 43101.5, 43102, 43104, 43105, 43106, 43107, 43204 and 43205.5, Health and Safety Code.
1. Renumbering of former section 1962.2 to new section 1962.3, including amendment of section and Note, filed 8-7-2012; operative 8-7-2012 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2012, No. 32).
This database is current through 10/8/21 Register 2021, No. 41
13 CCR § 1962.3, 13 CA ADC § 1962.3
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