Automotive sector

New announcement TC11-2021-01 for automotive sector in China.

Thursday, December 9, 2021

In order to ensure the effective and correct implementation of China’s compulsory certification (CCC certification) in the automotive sector, the TC11 technical expert group issued November 26, TC11-2021-01, the revision of the rules of motor vehicle driving safety. , 2021. The publication concerns how to manage the renewal of GB standards for products already certified.

1. The product certification standards of complete vehicles and vehicle components have been revised in accordance with the “Notice on Relevant Requirements for the Revision of Compulsory Product Certification Standards” (CNCA Notice No. 4 of 2012) ( see appendix 1 below).

For new applications, the requirements during the transition period between standard implementation dates are explained:

– If there are no new testable parts, already certified products do not need to be retested, new versions of the certificates can be issued directly. For new parts subject to testing, appropriate tests must be carried out before new certificates can be issued.

– For products already certified before the implementation of the new standards, which are already in circulation on the market but which are at the end of production, a new certification according to the new standard is not necessary.

– The certificates of the products affected by the new standards can be used up to one year after the publication of the revision of the technical safety regulations. If products are produced during the transition period, the certificates must be renewed according to the implementation dates specified in the new standards.

– If the implementation deadline cannot be respected, consequences will ensue for the corresponding certificates in accordance with the “Management regulations for the compulsory certification of products”.

2. New standards for mandatory certifications have been added.

3. New and revised standards will be implemented and enforced by certification bodies after they have been submitted to the Commission for information.

Affected companies should immediately check whether the products they manufacture are affected by revisions or new normative requirements and, if necessary, update the relevant standards on their certificates.

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Annex 1: List of new revised standards

Standard No.

(new and old)

Standard name Release date

Implementation date
Lead time Trial requirements Implementation requirements
New:
GB 17675 -2021Old:
GB 17675 1999
Motor vehicle steering system – Basic requirements 2021-02-20

2022 -01-01

Type approval applications for new models must use the new standard from the date of implementation; Already certified models must transition to the new standard no later than the 13th month after the implementation date. Complete test according to the new standard New applications must use the new standard from January 1, 2022. Certified models must transition to the new standard no later than the 13th month after the implementation date. Annex B will not be implemented at this time.
New:
GB 26512 -2021Old:
GB 26512-2011
Occupant protection
from the cabin of a utility vehicle
2021-02-20

2022 -01-01

Type approval applications for new models must use the new standard from the date of implementation; Already certified models must transition to the new standard no later than the 13th month after the implementation date. For NI and the total mass less than or equal to 7,500 kg of N2 vehicles, no difference test: for the total mass of 7,500 kg or more, cardiac and N3 class vehicles must perform a frontal impact test, an A-pillar impact test, a dynamic preload test, a 20° cab-side pendulum impact test, which is required by the new standard New applications must use the new standard from January 1, 2022. Certified models must transition to the new standard no later than the 13th month after the implementation date. Annex B will not be implemented at this time.
New:
GB/T
18386. 1-2021Old:
GB/T 18386-2017
Electric Vehicles – Energy
Consumption and autonomy – Test procedures
Part 1: Light vehicles
2021-03-09

2021-10-01

Complete test according to the new standard New applications should use the new standard as of the publication of this technical resolution. Certified models must transition to the new standard no later than the 13th month after the publication of this technical resolution. Appendix A. Appendix B is temporarily suspended.
New:
GB/T
19753-2021Old:
GB/T 19753 -2013
Test methods for energy consumption of mild hybrid electric vehicles 2021-03-09

2021-10-01

Complete test according to the new standard New applications should use the new standard as of the publication of this technical resolution. Certified models must transition to the new standard no later than the 13th month after the publication of this technical resolution. Appendix A. Appendix B is temporarily suspended.
New:
GB/T
24549-2020Former:
GB/T
24549-2009
Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles –
Security requirements
2021-09-29

2021-04-01

Complete test according to the new standard New applications should use the new standard as of the publication of this technical resolution. Certified models must transition to the new standard no later than the 13th month after the publication of this technical resolution. Appendix A. Appendix B is temporarily suspended.
New:
GB/T
26779-2021Old:
GB/T 26779 -2011
Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Refueling Receptacle 2021-03-09

2021-10-01

Complete test according to the new standard New applications should use the new standard as of the publication of this technical resolution. Certified models must transition to the new standard no later than the 13th month after the publication of this technical resolution. Appendix A. Appendix B is temporarily suspended.
New:
GB 7258-2017Old:
Technical specifications for the safety of
Motor Vehicles Traveling on Roads – Revision No. 2
2021-02-20

2021-02-20

From January 1, 2022, it will be implemented for newly produced cars. Check according to §8.6.6 of the standard For new applications, from January 1, 2022.
New:
GB 20300 -2018Old:
Safety specifications for road transport vehicle of explosive substance and toxic chemical substance
– Revision No. 1
2020-07-23

2020-07-23

No difference test New applications should use the new standard as of the publication of this technical resolution. Certified models must transition to the new standard no later than the 13th month after the publication of this technical resolution. Appendix A. Appendix B is temporarily suspended.
New:
GB 30509-2014Old:
Identification of passenger cars and their parts – Revision No. 1 2020-07-23

2020-07-23

Article 1 will come into force on July 23, 2020 and Article 2 on January 1, 2021 Control according to §5.1 of the standard New applications should use the new standard as of the publication of this technical resolution. Certified models must transition to the new standard no later than the 13th month after the publication of this technical resolution. Appendix A. Appendix B is temporarily suspended.
New:
GB/T
26990-2011Old:
Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles – Onboard Hydrogen System – Specifications – Revision No. 1 2020-07-21

2020-07-21

Check according to §4.2.6 of the standard New applications should use the new standard as of the publication of this technical resolution. Certified models must transition to the new standard no later than the 13th month after the publication of this technical resolution. Appendix A. Appendix B is temporarily suspended.
New:
GB/T
29126-2012Former:
Fuel cell electric vehicles – On-board hydrogen system – Test methods – Revision No. 1 2020-07-21

2020-07-21

Check according to §6.1.1.5 of the standard New applications should use the new standard as of the publication of this technical resolution. Certified models must transition to the new standard no later than the 13th month after the publication of this technical resolution. Appendix A. Appendix B is temporarily suspended.
New:
GB/T
35544-2017Former:
Carbon Fiber Reinforced Cylinders Fully Wrapped with an Aluminum Jacket for Onboard Storage of Compressed Hydrogen as Fuel for Land Vehicles – Revision #1 2020-4-28

2020-4-28

No difference test New applications should use the new standard as of the publication of this technical resolution.
New:
GB9656-2021Old:
GB9656 -2003
Safety technical specification for glazing used in motor vehicles 2021-04-30

2023-01-01

The difference test shall be carried out in accordance with the relevant technical resolution of the Technical Group TC13 Safety Glass.
Motor vehicles directly recognize the results of mandatory product certification (self-declaration) of automotive glass products; The difference test of vehicle glass products shall be carried out in accordance with the relevant technical resolution of the technical expert group on safety glass TC13.
New applications must use the new standard starting January 1, 2022. Certified models must transition to the new standard no later than the 13th month after the implementation date.