Passenger vehicles (in addition to vehicles already subject to the current standards, electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid vehicles, which are expected to become widespread to a considerable extent in years to come, are also made subject to the new standards. More specifically, this revision includes passenger vehicles fueled by gasoline, diesel, or LPG and passenger vehicles with engines powered by externally charged electricity that have a carrying capacity of up to 9 passengers or that have a carrying capacity of 10 or more passengers and a gross vehicle weight up to 3.5t, limiting to type approved vehicles.)
Revisions of the cabinet order, the ministerial ordinance and the Notification of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) under the Act on the Rational Use of Energy. (3 page(s), in English)
These revisions of the standards under the Act on the Rational Use of Energy include energy consumption efficiency (fuel efficiency) standards for a targeted fiscal year (FY2030), measurement method, requirement for indication, etc. of the products listed in column 4.