European Community (Directive) (EC)
   
Published
    


 
Organization The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union

Identification Regulation (EC) No. 79/2009
Type-approval of hydrogen-powered motor vehicles, and amending Directive 2007/46/EC
 

Scope

This Regulation establishes requirements for the type- approval of motor vehicles with regard to hydrogen propulsion and for the type-approval of hydrogen components and hydrogen systems.  This Regulation also establishes requirements for the installation of such components and systems.

 

This Regulation shall apply to:

  1. hydrogen-powered vehicles of categories M and N, as defined in Section A of Annex II to Directive 2007/46/EC, including impact protection and the electric safety of such vehicles;

  2. hydrogen components designed for motor vehicles of categories M and N, as listed in Annex I;

  3. hydrogen systems designed for motor vehicles of categories M and N, including new forms of hydrogen storage or usage.

 


Status

Published:

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2009:035:0032:0046:EN:PDF

 

Implemented April 26, 2010:

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2010:122:0001:0107:EN:PDF