July 2021 Archives

To whom it may concern,

We would like to express our sincere gratitude to all of you for your
cooperation in our activities.

We are pleased to inform you that the "Guidelines for Converted Electric
Vehicles" have been revised.
We would appreciate it if you could convert according to these
guidelines in the future.


1. Need for revision
This guideline was established on April 27, 2011 and revised on June 27,
It was necessary to add UN Regulation No. 100, which was enforced by the
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism(Japan) on July

2. Outline of revision

The following revisions have been made.

1) Regarding the safety of the drive battery, the system of over-
discharging, over-heating, and low-temperature charge protection was

2) In the method of mounting the drive battery, the description of the
explanation part was changed.

3) Considering SOH support for the fuel gauge part of the drive battery

4) Described about BMS

5) Added the requirement to turn on the brake light when the
regeneration brake is activated.

The names of parts and components are based on the wording specified in
JIS, and the functions they have are specified.
The content was created with reference to JIS8715-2.

When revising the guidelines, we consulted with "the Kanto District
Transport Bureau of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and
Tourism" and "the National Agency for Automobile and Land Transport

3. The revised version can be downloaded from our website.
Guidelines for Converted Electric Vehicles (Revised) (PDF:595KB)

Supplementary provision revised on April 30th, 2020
These Guidelines shall come into force on May 11, 2020.

Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles
7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, JAPAN
TEL:+81-50-3375-4937   FAX:+81-50-3153-2686
E-mail: info@apev.jp

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