On Jan 6, 2017, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) announced the requirements of market entrance of New Energy Vehicle (NEV) manufacturers and vehicle products, which was implemented in July the same year. The rule specifies a number of safety, efficiency, and vehicle technical requirements for NEVs that are allowed to enter the market. As such, NEV manufacturers are to comply with the related requirements and guidelines:
- New Energy Vehicle Manufacturing Enterprise Access Examination Requirements
- Entry Review Requirements for Subsidiaries of Enterprise Groups
- Road Motor Vehicle Manufacturing Enterprise and Product Announcement
- Special Inspection Items and Basis for New Energy Vehicle Products
In addition, the requirements specify that establishment of appropriate after-sales services, a monitoring platform for operation safety, and a documentation system that track the NEV product across the entire life cycle of the product - to facilitate the recycling of NEV components, in particular battery recycling.