Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on July 9, 2014.
As of Sunday, October 13th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

ModelsRemarks
2014 model-year General Motor medium duty gasoline-powered vehiclesTest Group: EGMXT06.0396

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-731
  • Executive Order 731 / D731
  • ARB # D-731
  • Executive Order No: D-731
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-731
  • Resolution D-731
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Download: Executive Order D-731 PDF

D-731 Document:



                                 State of California
                             AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                             EXECUTIVE ORDER D-731

                            Relating to Exemptions under
                          Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code

                                   XL Hybrids, Inc.

Pursuant to the authority vested in the Air Resources Board by Sections 27156 of the
Vehicle Code; and

Pursuant to the authority vested in the undersigned by Sections 39515 and 39516 of the
Health and Safety Code and Executive Order G-14-012;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That installation of the XL Hybrids GM 2500/3500
Hybrid System, manufactured by XL Hybrids, Inc. of 145R Newton· Street, Boston,
Massachusetts 02135, has been found not to reduce the effectiveness of the applicable
vehicle pollution control system, and therefore, the XL Hybrids GM 2500/3500 Hybrid
System is exempt for the prohibitions in Section 27156 of the Vehicle code for
installation on 2012-2014 model-year General Motor medium duty gasoline-powered
vehicles with engines in the following test groups:

                     Model Year                    Test Group
                       2012                       CGMXT06.0396
                       2013                       DGMXT06.0396
                       2014                       EGMXT06.0394
                       2014                       EGMXT06.0396


This exemption is based on evaluation of the XL Hybrids GM 2500/3500 Hybrid System
under the "Procedures for Exemption of Add-On and Modified Parts" (Procedures), last
amended June 1, 1990.

The XL Hybrids GM 2500/3500 Hybrid System includes the fol lowing major
components:

       Component                     Par.t Number                  Description
  Energy Storage System               ASY-00017                    Battery Pack
          Motor                       ASY-00032               Electric Traction Motor
        Controller                    ASY-00050               Hybrid Control Module
         Inverter                     ASY-00031                       Inverter


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This Executive Order is based on emission testing XL Hybrids, Inc. conducted with the
XL Hybrids GM 2500/3500 Hybrid System. The Air Resources Board reserves the right
to conduct additional emission tests in the future. if such test results demonstrate that
the XL Hybrids GM 2500/3500 Hybrid System adversely affects emissions, this
Executive Order shall be effectively rescinded as of the date the test results are
validated. Further, if such test results or other evidence provides the Air Resources
Board with reasons to suspect that the XL Hybrids GM 2500/3500 Hybrid System will
affect the durability of the emission control system, XL Hybrids, Inc. shall be required to
submit durability data to show that the durability of the vehicle emission control system
is not, in fact, affected and/or that the add—on or modified parts demonstrate adequate
durability.

XL Hybrids Inc. shall collect On—Board Diagnostic II (OBDII) mode $09 data upon
installation of the Hybrid System and again after approximately 6 months of customer
use for at least 5 vehicles to be provided within one year of the first date of sale of the
Hybrid System. If the mode $09 data demonstrate that the XL Hybrids GM 2500/3500
Hybrid System does not comply with the minimum in—use monitor performance rates
specified in 13 CCR 1968.2, this Executive Order shall be effectively rescinded as of the
date the data is validated.

This Executive Order is valid provided that installation instructions for the XL Hybrids
GM 2500/3500 Hybrid System do not recommend tuning the vehicles to specifications
different from those of the vehicle manufacturer.

Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the XL Hybrids GM 2500/3500
Hybrid System, as exempt by the Air Resources Board, which adversely affect the
performance of the vehicle‘s emission control system, shall invalidate this Executive
Order.

Marketing of the XL Hybrids GM 2500/3500 Hybrid System using identification other
than that shown in this Executive Order or for an application other than that listed in this
Executive Order shall be prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the Air
Resources Board.

Exemption of the XL Hybrids GM 2500/3500 Hybrid System shall not be construed as
exemption to sell, offer for sale, or advertise any component of the system as an
individual device.

This Executive Order shall not apply to any XL Hybrids GM 2500/3500 Hybrid System
advertised, or 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 the action taken herein in any advertising or other oral or written
communication.




     XL HYBRIDS, INC. — XL HYBRIDS GM 2500/3500 HYBRID SYSTEM — D—731


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In addition to the foregoing, the Air Resources Board reserves the right in the future to
review this Executive Order and the exemption provided herein to assure that the
exempted add—on or modified part continues to meet the standards and procedures of
California code of Regulations, Title 13, Section 2222, et seq.

THIS EXECUTIVE ORDER DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A CERTIFIATION ,
ACCREDITATION, APPROVAL, OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF ENDCRSEMENT BY THE
AIR RESOURCES BOAORD OF ANY CLAIMS OF THE APPLICANT CONCERNING
ANTI—POLLUTION BENEFITS OR ANY ALLEGED BENEFITS OF XL HYBRIDS, INC‘S
XL HYBRIDS GM 2500/3500 HYBRID SYSTEM.

Vioiation of any of the above conditions shall be grounds for revocation of this Executive
Order. The Executive Order may be revoked only after a ten—day written notice of
intention to revoke the Executive Order, in which period the holder of the Executive
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 Executive
Order may not be revoked until a determination is made after the hearing that grounds
for revocation exist.

Executed at El Monte, California this      74 4. day of July 2014

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               & Annette Hebert, Chief
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Document Created: 2014-10-07 10:15:17
Document Modified: 2014-10-07 10:15:17

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