National Highway Traffic Safety Administration September 28, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles
Document Number: 2011-24978
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-09-28
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This document contains corrections to the final rule regulations (49 CFR 535.6), which were published in the Federal Register of Thursday, September 15, 2011 (76 FR 57106). The regulations established fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty engines and vehicles, as prescribed under the Energy Independence and Security Act (49 U.S.C. 32902(k)(2)).
Tesla Motors, Inc.; Grant of Petition for Temporary Exemption From the Electronic Stability Control Requirements of FMVSS No. 126
Document Number: 2011-24899
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-28
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice grants the petition of Tesla Motors, Inc. (Tesla) for the temporary exemption of its Roadster model from the electronic stability control requirements of FMVSS No. 126. The basis for the exemption is that the exemption would facilitate the development or field evaluation of a low-emission motor vehicle and would not unreasonably reduce the safety level of that vehicle.
Tesla Motors, Inc. Grant of Petition for Renewal of a Temporary Exemption From the Advanced Air Bag Requirements of FMVSS No. 208
Document Number: 2011-24897
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-28
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This notice grants the petition of Tesla Motors, Inc. (Tesla) for the renewal of a temporary exemption of its Roadster model from the advanced air bag requirements of FMVSS No. 208. The basis for the exemption is that compliance with the standard would cause substantial economic hardship to a manufacturer that has tried to comply with the standard in good faith.