ECU/373
WTO/TBT
EC Ecuador
  • 87 - Automobile, Traktoren, Motorräder, Fahrräder und andere Landfahrzeuge; Teile und Zubehör dazu
2019-06-23
2019-04-29

8702.20 - With both compression-ignition internal combustion piston engine (diesel or semi-diesel) and electric motor as motors for propulsion; 8702.30 - With both spark-ignition internal combustion reciprocating piston engine and electric motor as motors for propulsion; 8702.40 - With only electric motor for propulsion; 8703.40 - Other vehicles, with both spark-ignition internal combustion reciprocating piston engine and electric motor as motors for propulsion, other than those capable of being charged by plugging to external source of electric power; 8703.50 - Other vehicles, with both compression-ignition internal combustion piston engine (diesel or semi-diesel) and electric motor as motors for propulsion, other than those capable of being charged by plugging to external source of electric power; 8703.60 - Other vehicles, with both spark-ignition internal combustion reciprocating piston engine and electric motor as motors for propulsion, capable of being charged by plugging to external source of electric power; 8703.70 - Other vehicles, with both compression-ignition internal combustion piston engine (diesel or semi-diesel) and electric motor as motors for propulsion, capable of being charged by plugging to external source of electric power; 8703.80 - Other vehicles, with only electric motor for propulsion; Tractors (other than tractors of heading 87.09) (HS 8701); Motor vehicles for the transport of ten or more persons, including the driver (HS 8702); Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading 87.02), including station wagons and racing cars (HS 8703); Motor vehicles for the transport of goods (HS 8704); Special purpose motor vehicles, other than those principally designed for the transport of persons or goods (for example, breakdown lorries, crane lorries, fire fighting vehicles, concrete-mixer lorries, road sweeper lorries, spraying lorries, mobile workshops, mobile radiological units) (HS 8705); Chassis fitted with engines, for the motor vehicles of headings 87.01 to 87.05 (HS 8706).

Proyecto de Quinta Revisión del Reglamento Técnico Ecuatoriano PRTE INEN 034 (5R) "Elementos mínimos de seguridad en vehículos automotores" (Draft fifth revision (5R) of Ecuadorian Standardization Institute Technical Regulation (PRTE INEN) No. 034 "Minimum safety requirements for motor vehicle parts") (34 pages, in Spanish)

The notified Technical Regulation establishes the minimum safety requirements to be met by motor vehicles circulating in Ecuador, and those presented exclusively as chassis fitted with engines for motor vehicles, prior to the marketing of domestic and imported products, with the aim of protecting human safety and preventing misleading practices.

The notified Technical Regulation applies to the following products:

·         Motor vehicles to be incorporated into the Ecuadorian motor vehicle fleet, whether imported into, assembled or manufactured in the country, which must meet the minimum safety requirements for motor vehicle parts specified in Chapter 4;

·         Chassis fitted with engines and with one or more of the safety parts specified in Chapter 4, whether imported into, assembled or manufactured in the country;

·         Motor vehicles specified in NTE INEN 2656 "Clasificación vehicular" (Ecuadorian Technical Standard NTE INEN 2656 "Vehicle classification") and in the categories of vehicles determined in the text of each requirement or in the regulations referred to in the text.

The notified Technical Regulation does not apply to:

·         Category L vehicles; 

.         Prototype vehicles intended for the development of new models, which belong to assembly plants or marketing enterprises and which cannot be marketed during this phase.