Approval Details

Valid E.O.


This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on April 26, 2006.
As of Saturday, October 19th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsModification
NA2006 and older model year gasoline and diesel vehiclesNone

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-579-2
  • Executive Order 579-2 / D579-2
  • ARB # D-579-2
  • Executive Order No: D-579-2
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-579-2
  • Resolution D-579-2
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Download: Executive Order D-579-2 PDF

D-579-2 Document:

                                       State of California
                                   AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                EXECUTIVE ORDER D—579—2
                         Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                      Of the vehicle Code

                                   NORTH MARKETING, INC.

WHEREAS, Vehicle Code Sections 27156 and 38391, and Section 2222(e), Title 13,
California Code of Regulations, authorize the California Air Resources Board and its
Executive Officer to exempt add—on and modified aftermarket devices from the prohibitions of
Vehicle Code Section 27156.

WHEREAS, North Marketing, Inc. of 1290 Lawrence Station Road, B—7, Sunnyvale, California
94089, has applied to the Air Resources Board for exemptionfrom the prohibitions in Vehicle
Code Sections 27156 and 38391 for Nippan Kenkyuujo CO., LTD‘s MaxMile device.

WHEREAS, pursuant to the authority vested in the Executive Officer by Health and Safety
Code Section 39515 and in the Chief, Mobile Source Operations Division by Health and
Safety Code Sectlon 39516 and Executive Order G—02—003, the Air Resources Board finds

1.      The MaxMile consists of ceramic catalytic balls in a polypropylene sac deposited in
        gasoline/diesel vehicle fuel tank through the opening for the fuel gage.  '

2.      The fuel tank is part of the required motor vehicle pollution control system.

3.      The MaxMile is intended 'for use with a required pollution control system of any vehicle
        and fuel system except vehicles powered by electricity.

4.      The MaxMile by being installed in the fuel tank constitutes a modification of the original
        configurationof the fuel tank; however, the materlals of the MaxMile will not react
        adversely with fuel or gas tank materlal

5.      The MaxMile is a device subject to the prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section 27156 and
        an add—on part as defined by Title 13, CCR Section 1900 (b)(1).

6.      The MaxMile does not reduce the effectiveness of any required motor vehicle pollution
        control system.

7.      The Air Resources Board, in exercise of technical judgement, is aware of no basis on
        which the MaxMile will provide either a reduction in emissions or an improvement in
        fuel economy.

8.      The Air Resources Board cannot determine if the installation of MaxMile may cause
        the vehicle manufacturer to void the new vehicle warranty.


           The MaxMile is not a certified motor vehicle pollution control device pursuant to Health
           and Safety Code Section 43644.

    10.    The Air Resources Board by granting an exemption to North Marketing, Inc. for the
           MaxMile does not recommend or endorse in any way the MaxMile for emissions
           reduction, fuel economy, or any other purpose.

    IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the MaxMile is exempt from the prohibitions of Vehicle Code
    Section 27156 for installation on 2006 and older model—year gasoline and diesel vehicles
    subject to the following conditions:

    1.     No changes are permitted to the MaxMile device as described in the application for
           exemption. Any changes to the MaxMile or any of its component, or other factors
          . addressed in this order mustbe evaluated and approved by the Air Resources Board
           prior to marketing in California.

           Marketing of the MaxMile without a permanent label showing the Executive Order
           number or marketing of the MaxMile for an application other than the one stated in this
           Executive Order shall be prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the Air
           Resources Board. Exemption of this product shall not be construed as an exemption
           to sell, offer for sale, or advertise any components of the MaxMile as an individual

           Any oral or written references to this Executive Order or its content by North
           Marketing, Inc., its principals, agents, employees, distributors, dealers, or other
           representatives must include the disclaimer that the Executive Order or the exemption _
           it provides is not an endorsement or approval of any emissions reduction claims for the
           MaxMile and is only a finding that the MaxMile is exempt from the prohibitions of
           Vehicle Code Section 27156.

           This exemption shall not apply to any device, apparatus, or mechanism advertised,
           offered for sale, sold with, or installed on a motor vehicle prior to or concurrent with
           transfer to an ultimate purchaser.

           No claim of any kind, such as "Approved by the Air Resources Board" may be made
           with respect to this Executive Order in any advertising or other oral or written


                          NORTH MARKETING, INC. — MAXMILE — D—579—2


Violation of any of the above conditions shall be grounds for revocation of this order. The
order may be revoked only after ten day written notice of intention to revoke it, during which
period the holder of the order may request in writing a hearing to contest the proposed
revocation. If a hearing is requested, it shall be held within ten days of receipt of the request,
and the order may not be revoked until a recommendation is made, after the hearing, that
grounds for revocation exist.

Executed at El Monte, California, this Zéfi! day of April 2006.

                                   Allen    kyons, Chief
                                   Mobile Source Operations Division

                      NORTH MARKETING, INC. — MAXMILE — D—579—2

Document Created: 2011-07-20 16:30:08
Document Modified: 2011-07-20 16:30:08

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