National Highway Traffic Safety Administration April 4, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Petition for Exemption From the Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard; Volkswagen
Document Number: E8-7098
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-04
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document grants in full the petition of Volkswagen Group of America (VW) in accordance with Sec. 543.9(c)(2) of 49 CFR part 543, Exemption from the Theft Prevention Standard, for the Audi Q5 vehicle line beginning with model year (MY) 2009. This petition is granted because the agency has determined that the antitheft device to be placed on the line as standard equipment is likely to be as effective in reducing and deterring motor vehicle theft as compliance with the parts-marking requirements of the Theft Prevention Standard.