Notice of Receipt of Petition for Decision That Nonconforming Model Year 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari Passenger Cars Are Eligible for Importation, 54727-54728 [2019-22164]

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Questions may be directed to the individual named above under the heading: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Issued in Burlington, Massachusetts on September 26, 2019. Richard P. Doucette, Environmental Program Manager, FAA New England Region, Airports Division. [FR Doc. 2019–22221 Filed 10–9–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [Docket No. NHTSA–2017–0028; Notice 1] Notice of Receipt of Petition for Decision That Nonconforming Model Year 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari Passenger Cars Are Eligible for Importation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Receipt of petition. AGENCY: This document announces the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) receipt of a petition for a decision that model year (MY) 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari (also known as the Ferrari F150) passenger cars (PCs) that were not originally manufactured to comply with all applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standards (FMVSS), are eligible for importation into the United States because they are substantially similar to vehicles that were originally manufactured for sale in the United States and that were certified by their manufacturer as complying with the safety standards (the U.S.- SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:50 Oct 09, 2019 Jkt 250001 certified version of the 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari PCs) and are capable of being readily altered to conform to the standards. The closing date for comments on the petition is November 12, 2019. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written data, views, and arguments on this petition. Comments must refer to the docket and notice number cited in the title of this notice and may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Mail: Send comments by mail addressed to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M– 30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: Deliver comments by hand to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M– 30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Section is open on weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. except for Federal Holidays. • Electronically: Submit comments electronically by logging onto the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) website at https:// www.regulations.gov/. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Comments may also be faxed to (202) 493–2251. Comments must be written in the English language, and be no greater than 15 pages in length, although there is no limit to the length of necessary attachments to the comments. If comments are submitted in hard copy form, please ensure that two copies are provided. If you wish to receive confirmation that comments you have submitted by mail were received, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard along with the comments. Note that all comments received will be posted without change to https:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. All comments and supporting materials received before the close of business on the closing date indicated above will be filed in the docket and will be considered. All comments and supporting materials received after the closing date will also be filed and will be considered to the fullest extent possible. All comments, background documentation, and supporting materials submitted to the docket may be viewed by anyone at the address and times given above. The documents may also be viewed on the internet at https:// www.regulations.gov by following the DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00143 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54727 online instructions for accessing the dockets. The docket ID number for this petition is shown in the heading of this notice. DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement is available for review in a Federal Register notice published on April 11, 2000, (65 FR 19477–78). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Mazurowski, Office of Vehicle Safety Compliance, NHTSA (202–366– 1012). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Under 49 U.S.C. 30141(a)(1)(A), a motor vehicle that was not originally manufactured to conform to all applicable FMVSS shall be refused admission into the United States unless NHTSA has decided that the motor vehicle is substantially similar to a motor vehicle originally manufactured for importation into and sale in the United States, certified under 49 U.S.C. 30115, and of the same MY as the model of the motor vehicle to be compared, and is capable of being readily altered to conform to all applicable FMVSS. Petitions for eligibility decisions may be submitted by either manufacturers or importers who have registered with NHTSA pursuant to 49 CFR part 592. As specified in 49 CFR 593.7, NHTSA publishes notice of each petition that it receives in the Federal Register, and affords interested persons an opportunity to comment on the petition. At the close of the comment period, NHTSA decides, on the basis of the petition and any comments that it has received, whether the vehicle is eligible for importation. The agency then publishes this decision in the Federal Register. J.K. Technologies, LLC, (Registered Importer R–90–006), of Baltimore, Maryland has petitioned NHTSA to decide whether nonconforming 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari PCs are eligible for importation into the United States. The vehicles which J.K. Technologies believes are substantially similar are MY 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari PCs sold in the United States and certified by their manufacturer as conforming to all applicable FMVSS. The petitioner claims that it compared non-U.S. certified MY 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari PCs to their U.S. certified counterparts, and found the vehicles to be substantially similar with respect to compliance with most FMVSS. J.K. Technologies submitted information with its petition intended to demonstrate that non-U.S. certified MY 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari PCs, as originally manufactured, conform to many E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1 54728 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 197 / Thursday, October 10, 2019 / Notices applicable FMVSS in the same manner as their U.S.-certified counterparts, or are capable of being readily altered to conform to those standards. Specifically, the petitioner claims that the non-U.S. certified MY 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari PCs, as originally manufactured, conform to: FMVSS Nos. 102, Transmission Shift Position Sequence, Starter Interlock, and Transmission Braking Effect, 103, Windshield Defrosting and Defogging Systems, 104, Windshield Wiping and Washing Systems, 105, Hydraulic and Electric Brake Systems, 106, Brake Hoses, 113, Hood Latch System, 114, Theft Protection and Rollaway Prevention, 116, Motor Vehicle Brake Fluids, 118, Power-Operated Window, Partition, and Roof Panel System, 124, Accelerator Control Systems, 126, Electronic Stability Control Systems, 135, Light Vehicle Brake Systems, 138, Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems, 139, New Pneumatic Radial Tires for Light Vehicles, 201, Occupant Protection in Interior Impact, 202, Head Restraints; Applicable at the Manufacturers Option until September 1, 2009, 203, Impact Protection for the Driver from the Steering Control System, 204, Steering Control Rearward Displacement, 205, Glazing Materials, 206, Door Locks and Door Retention Components, 207, Seating Systems, 209, Seat Belt Assemblies, 210, Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages, 212, Windshield Mounting, 213, Child Restraint Systems, 214, Side Impact Protection, 216, Roof Crush Resistance; Applicable unless a Vehicle is Certified to § 571.216a, 219, Windshield Zone Intrusion, 225, Child Restraint Anchorage Systems, and 302, Flammability of Interior Materials. The petitioner also contends that the subject non-U.S certified vehicles are capable of being readily altered to meet the following FMVSS, in the manner indicated: FMVSS No. 101, Controls and Displays: Programming of the body electronic control unit, instrument cluster, and front gateway. FMVSS No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices and Associated Equipment: Installation of the wiring harness for the U.S. side marker lights which are standard but not working in the Ferrari La Ferrari, programming to activate the U.S. lighting programs systems, replacement of front and rear side markers, replacement of headlamps, and replacement of the taillamps. FMVSS No. 110, Tire Selection and Rims and Motor Home/Recreation Vehicle Trailer Load Carrying Capacity Information for Motor Vehicles with a GVWR of 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds) or Less: installation of the required tire VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:50 Oct 09, 2019 Jkt 250001 information placard. FMVSS No. 111, Rear Mirrors: Inscription of the required warning statement on the face of the passenger mirror. FMVSS No. 201, Occupant Protection in Interior Impact: Replacement of sun visors, windscreen pillar trim, ‘‘A’’ pillar trim, and rear bulkhead trim. FMVSS No. 208, Occupant Crash Protection: Replacement of passenger air bag warning light, air bag control unit, passenger seat, body harness, child seat restraint latch, knee guard, passenger footrest, under-seat mat, underbody water return pipes, and programming to activate safety restraint system airbag control module. FMVSS No. 301, Fuel System Integrity: Replacement of cap, air filter boxes, and air filter. The petitioner additionally states that a vehicle identification plate must be affixed to the vehicle, near the left windshield pillar, to meet the requirements of 49 CFR part 565, as well as, a reference and certification label added to the left front door post area to meet the requirements of 49 CFR part 567. An owner’s manual and all other information manuals must be replaced with the United States original equipment manufacturer manuals to meet the requirements of 49 CFR part 575. The front and rear bumpers must be modified or changed to meet the requirements of 49 CFR part 581. Authority: 49 U.S.C. 30141(a)(1)(A), (a)(1)(B), and (b)(1); 49 CFR 593.7; delegation of authority at 49 CFR 1.95 and 501.8. Otto G. Matheke III, Director, Office of Vehicle Safety Compliance. [FR Doc. 2019–22164 Filed 10–9–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [Docket No. NHTSA–2019–0083] Public Meeting Regarding NHTSA’s Research Portfolio National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: NHTSA is announcing a public meeting where the Agency’s Vehicle Safety Research and Behavioral Safety Research offices will present information on activities related to the Agency’s research programs. Representatives from across the two research offices will present the information and accept questions from the audience after presentations. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00144 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 NHTSA will hold the public meeting on November 20–21, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time on November 20, and 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Eastern Standard Time on November 21. Check-in (through security) will begin at 7:30 a.m. both days. Attendees should arrive early enough to enable them to go through security by 8:20 a.m. The public docket will remain open for 90 days following the conclusion of the public meeting. ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be held at the DOT headquarters building located at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590 (Green Line Navy Yard/Ballbark Metro station) in the West Building Atrium. This facility is accessible to individuals with disabilities. The meeting will also be recorded and made available after the event for offline viewing (no planned live broadcast) at https:// www.nhtsa.gov/events-and-publicmeetings. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions about the public meeting, please contact Lisa Floyd at 202–366–4697, by email at Lisa.Floyd@ dot.gov, or by US Mail at NHTSA’s Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20590. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Registration is recommended for all attendees. Attendees should register at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ NHTSAResearchPortfolio2019 by November 13, 2019. Please provide name, affiliation, email, and indicate whether you need special accommodations. Space is limited, so advance registration is highly encouraged. NHTSA DOT is committed to providing equal access to this meeting for all participants. If you need accommodation because of a disability, please contact Lisa Floyd at 202–366– 4697, or via email at Lisa.Floyd@ dot.gov, with your request by close of business November 13, 2019. Should it be necessary to cancel or reschedule the meeting due to inclement weather or emergency, NHTSA will take all available measures to notify registered participants as soon as possible. NHTSA will conduct the public meeting informally, and technical rules of evidence will not apply. We will arrange for a written transcript of the meeting and keep the official record open for 90 days after the meeting to allow submission of public comments and supplemental information. You may make arrangements for copies of the transcripts directly with the court reporter, and the transcript will also be DATES: E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 197 (Thursday, October 10, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

[Docket No. NHTSA-2017-0028; Notice 1]


Notice of Receipt of Petition for Decision That Nonconforming 
Model Year 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari Passenger Cars Are Eligible for 
Importation

AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of 
Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Receipt of petition.

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SUMMARY: This document announces the National Highway Traffic Safety 
Administration (NHTSA) receipt of a petition for a decision that model 
year (MY) 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari (also known as the Ferrari F150) 
passenger cars (PCs) that were not originally manufactured to comply 
with all applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standards (FMVSS), are 
eligible for importation into the United States because they are 
substantially similar to vehicles that were originally manufactured for 
sale in the United States and that were certified by their manufacturer 
as complying with the safety standards (the U.S.-certified version of 
the 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari PCs) and are capable of being readily 
altered to conform to the standards.

DATES: The closing date for comments on the petition is November 12, 
2019.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written data, 
views, and arguments on this petition. Comments must refer to the 
docket and notice number cited in the title of this notice and may be 
submitted by any of the following methods:
     Mail: Send comments by mail addressed to the U.S. 
Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M-30, West Building 
Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 
20590.
     Hand Delivery: Deliver comments by hand to the U.S. 
Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M-30, West Building 
Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 
20590. The Docket Section is open on weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
except for Federal Holidays.
     Electronically: Submit comments electronically by logging 
onto the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) website at https://www.regulations.gov/. Follow the online instructions for submitting 
comments.
     Comments may also be faxed to (202) 493-2251.
    Comments must be written in the English language, and be no greater 
than 15 pages in length, although there is no limit to the length of 
necessary attachments to the comments. If comments are submitted in 
hard copy form, please ensure that two copies are provided. If you wish 
to receive confirmation that comments you have submitted by mail were 
received, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard along with 
the comments. Note that all comments received will be posted without 
change to https://www.regulations.gov, including any personal 
information provided.
    All comments and supporting materials received before the close of 
business on the closing date indicated above will be filed in the 
docket and will be considered. All comments and supporting materials 
received after the closing date will also be filed and will be 
considered to the fullest extent possible.
    All comments, background documentation, and supporting materials 
submitted to the docket may be viewed by anyone at the address and 
times given above. The documents may also be viewed on the internet at 
https://www.regulations.gov by following the online instructions for 
accessing the dockets. The docket ID number for this petition is shown 
in the heading of this notice.
    DOT's complete Privacy Act Statement is available for review in a 
Federal Register notice published on April 11, 2000, (65 FR 19477-78).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Mazurowski, Office of Vehicle 
Safety Compliance, NHTSA (202-366-1012).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    Under 49 U.S.C. 30141(a)(1)(A), a motor vehicle that was not 
originally manufactured to conform to all applicable FMVSS shall be 
refused admission into the United States unless NHTSA has decided that 
the motor vehicle is substantially similar to a motor vehicle 
originally manufactured for importation into and sale in the United 
States, certified under 49 U.S.C. 30115, and of the same MY as the 
model of the motor vehicle to be compared, and is capable of being 
readily altered to conform to all applicable FMVSS.
    Petitions for eligibility decisions may be submitted by either 
manufacturers or importers who have registered with NHTSA pursuant to 
49 CFR part 592. As specified in 49 CFR 593.7, NHTSA publishes notice 
of each petition that it receives in the Federal Register, and affords 
interested persons an opportunity to comment on the petition. At the 
close of the comment period, NHTSA decides, on the basis of the 
petition and any comments that it has received, whether the vehicle is 
eligible for importation. The agency then publishes this decision in 
the Federal Register.
    J.K. Technologies, LLC, (Registered Importer R-90-006), of 
Baltimore, Maryland has petitioned NHTSA to decide whether 
nonconforming 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari PCs are eligible for importation 
into the United States. The vehicles which J.K. Technologies believes 
are substantially similar are MY 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari PCs sold in the 
United States and certified by their manufacturer as conforming to all 
applicable FMVSS.
    The petitioner claims that it compared non-U.S. certified MY 2014 
Ferrari LaFerrari PCs to their U.S. certified counterparts, and found 
the vehicles to be substantially similar with respect to compliance 
with most FMVSS.
    J.K. Technologies submitted information with its petition intended 
to demonstrate that non-U.S. certified MY 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari PCs, 
as originally manufactured, conform to many

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applicable FMVSS in the same manner as their U.S.-certified 
counterparts, or are capable of being readily altered to conform to 
those standards. Specifically, the petitioner claims that the non-U.S. 
certified MY 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari PCs, as originally manufactured, 
conform to: FMVSS Nos. 102, Transmission Shift Position Sequence, 
Starter Interlock, and Transmission Braking Effect, 103, Windshield 
Defrosting and Defogging Systems, 104, Windshield Wiping and Washing 
Systems, 105, Hydraulic and Electric Brake Systems, 106, Brake Hoses, 
113, Hood Latch System, 114, Theft Protection and Rollaway Prevention, 
116, Motor Vehicle Brake Fluids, 118, Power-Operated Window, Partition, 
and Roof Panel System, 124, Accelerator Control Systems, 126, 
Electronic Stability Control Systems, 135, Light Vehicle Brake Systems, 
138, Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems, 139, New Pneumatic Radial Tires 
for Light Vehicles, 201, Occupant Protection in Interior Impact, 202, 
Head Restraints; Applicable at the Manufacturers Option until September 
1, 2009, 203, Impact Protection for the Driver from the Steering 
Control System, 204, Steering Control Rearward Displacement, 205, 
Glazing Materials, 206, Door Locks and Door Retention Components, 207, 
Seating Systems, 209, Seat Belt Assemblies, 210, Seat Belt Assembly 
Anchorages, 212, Windshield Mounting, 213, Child Restraint Systems, 
214, Side Impact Protection, 216, Roof Crush Resistance; Applicable 
unless a Vehicle is Certified to Sec.  571.216a, 219, Windshield Zone 
Intrusion, 225, Child Restraint Anchorage Systems, and 302, 
Flammability of Interior Materials.
    The petitioner also contends that the subject non-U.S certified 
vehicles are capable of being readily altered to meet the following 
FMVSS, in the manner indicated:
    FMVSS No. 101, Controls and Displays: Programming of the body 
electronic control unit, instrument cluster, and front gateway. FMVSS 
No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices and Associated Equipment: 
Installation of the wiring harness for the U.S. side marker lights 
which are standard but not working in the Ferrari La Ferrari, 
programming to activate the U.S. lighting programs systems, replacement 
of front and rear side markers, replacement of headlamps, and 
replacement of the taillamps. FMVSS No. 110, Tire Selection and Rims 
and Motor Home/Recreation Vehicle Trailer Load Carrying Capacity 
Information for Motor Vehicles with a GVWR of 4,536 kilograms (10,000 
pounds) or Less: installation of the required tire information placard. 
FMVSS No. 111, Rear Mirrors: Inscription of the required warning 
statement on the face of the passenger mirror. FMVSS No. 201, Occupant 
Protection in Interior Impact: Replacement of sun visors, windscreen 
pillar trim, ``A'' pillar trim, and rear bulkhead trim. FMVSS No. 208, 
Occupant Crash Protection: Replacement of passenger air bag warning 
light, air bag control unit, passenger seat, body harness, child seat 
restraint latch, knee guard, passenger footrest, under-seat mat, 
underbody water return pipes, and programming to activate safety 
restraint system airbag control module. FMVSS No. 301, Fuel System 
Integrity: Replacement of cap, air filter boxes, and air filter.
    The petitioner additionally states that a vehicle identification 
plate must be affixed to the vehicle, near the left windshield pillar, 
to meet the requirements of 49 CFR part 565, as well as, a reference 
and certification label added to the left front door post area to meet 
the requirements of 49 CFR part 567. An owner's manual and all other 
information manuals must be replaced with the United States original 
equipment manufacturer manuals to meet the requirements of 49 CFR part 
575. The front and rear bumpers must be modified or changed to meet the 
requirements of 49 CFR part 581.

    Authority:  49 U.S.C. 30141(a)(1)(A), (a)(1)(B), and (b)(1); 49 
CFR 593.7; delegation of authority at 49 CFR 1.95 and 501.8.

Otto G. Matheke III,
Director, Office of Vehicle Safety Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2019-22164 Filed 10-9-19; 8:45 am]
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