Light-Duty and Medium-Duty Hybrid Electric Vehicle Test Procedures

This page last reviewed March 18, 2010


The ARB is modifying the existing exhaust & evaporative test procedures for Light Duty & Medium Duty Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs) to better characterize emissions from all types and architectures of Hybrid Electric Vehicles including Plug-In hybrids.  Information regarding this process and the proposed modifications are shown below.  To receive information on postings to this website please sign-up on the ZEV list serve.

Board Meeting

Public Workshops

An additional workshop is scheduled to present and discuss staff’s proposed modifications to the certification and installation procedures for off-vehicle charge capable or plug-in hybrid electric vehicles presented at the January 23, 2009 Board Hearing.

March 25, 2009 - This workshop will be Webcast

September 24, 2008

July 16, 2008

April 8, 2008

Contact Us

If you have questions about the HEV test procedures, contact Lesley Crowell at 916.323.2913.