Jul 7, 2022

Advanced Tire Standards Announced in India

With this regulation, India will be aligned with UNECE (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe) regulations, the notification said.

As part of the Central Motor Vehicles (Tenth Amendment) Rules, 2022, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has issued a notification, setting new standards for tyres meant for passenger cars, light commercial vehicles (CVs), heavy trucks, and buses. Come October, tyres meant for the said vehicles will need to adhere to strict standards for wet grip, rolling resistance and rolling sound emissions, said the official statement from MoRTH.

“The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has issued a notification … It mandates requirements of rolling resistance, wet grip and rolling sound emissions for tyres falling under classes C1 (passenger cars), C2 (light truck) and C3 (truck and bus), as defined in the Automotive Industry Standard 142:2019,” it said. …

Source: Financial Express

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