Inspection and certification
1-1 Registering a vehicle for the first time in New Zealand
- Added items to ‘a used vehicle manufactured for the USA market’ regarding American vehicles to clarify that older Chevrolet/GMC pickup trucks with the model names “C20/K20” or “C30/K30” (where C=2WD and K=4WD) are almost always heavy vehicles and if one is presented with paperwork showing that it is light, it should be referred to the Transport Agency for further review.
- Changed in notes to ‘a used vehicle manufactured for the USA market’ ‘should’ be referred to Transport Agency to ‘must’ be referred to Transport Agency
- Added to note below Table 1-1-4 that UD trucks began using 17 character ISO VINs for their Japanese domestic market vehicles in 2015)
3-4 Threshold for requiring specialist repair certification
- Link to the new Technical bulletin 44 added
8-2 Inspection specifications
- Information on how to request content is added to the page added.
25 Immigrants vehicles
- Electronic stability control provisions do not apply to immigrants’ vehicles (Note: Application for identification of an immigrant’s vehicle form also updated)
28 Exhaust emissions standards compliance
- Diesel vehicles registered in Singapore on or after 1 October 2006 will meet the Euro 4 exhaust emission standard
39 Identifying class MB, MD1 or MD2 based on seats on Japanese deregistration certificates
- Updated to also include moving the vehicle class from MD1 to MD2
43 Rust prevention or under-sealing on late model cars from the UK