China introduces first mandatory standards for electric vehicles

Recently, the State Administration of Market Regulation (Standards Committee) released three mandatory national standards.
They are “Safety Requirements for Electric Vehicles”, “Safety Requirements for Electric Passenger Cars” and “Safety Requirements for Power Storage Battery for Electric Vehicles”.

Recently, the State Administration of Market Regulation (Standards Committee) released three mandatory national standards.

They are “Safety Requirements for Electric Vehicles”, “Safety Requirements for Electric Passenger Cars” and “Safety Requirements for Power Storage Battery for Electric Vehicles”.

These three electric vehicle safety standards cover the multi-level safety requirements for components and systems of electric vehicles and electric buses as well as the entire vehicle.

Their main content is fully in line with the United Nations global technical regulations on electric vehicle safety, and some of the testing indicators are stricter than international regulations.

Among them, ” Safety Requirements for Electric Vehicles” mainly stipulates the electrical safety and functional safety of electric vehicles, focusing on increasing and strengthening battery thermal control alarm and vehicle waterproof performance requirements to reduce safety risks in the event of fire and water.

Disclaimer: This is an article created by Michael Liang for Chinasdg.org. You can find the original article here: https://chinasdg.org/2020/05/27/china-introduces-first-mandatory-standards-for-electric-vehicles/.

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