Ministry of Road Transport & Highways

Amendments to EV battery testing standards: AIS-156 and AIS-038 (Rev 2) to be implemented in two phases w.e.f 1st Dec, 2022 and 31st March, 2023

Posted On: 27 SEP 2022 5:34PM by PIB Delhi

To strengthen the safety parameters for the testing of the batteries used in Electric Vehicles, Amendment-2, which was effective from 01st October 2022, was issued to both the Automotive Industry Standards (AIS)-156 and AIS-038 (Rev 2). For the OEMs to be better equipped to comply /implement the provisions prescribed under the standards AIS-156 and AIS 038 (Rev 2), Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has decided to implement the Amendment 3 of the said AIS, as hosted on Ministry’s website, in two phases: 

  • Phase 1 w.e.f.   01st December 2022
  • Phase 2 w.e.f.   31st March 2023

Following clauses shall be implemented in Phase 1 w.e.f. 01st December 2022

AIS 038 (Rev 2)

 

AIS 156

Annexure IX-K – Clause 3

6.1.2.1

Annexure IX-K – Clause 4

6.1.2.3

Annexure IX-K – Clause 6

6.1.3  except 6.1.3 (e) Earth Leakage detection

Annexure IX-K – Clause 7

Annexure IX-K – Clause 9

Annexure IX-K – Clause 11

Annexure 8K – Clause 3

Annexure IX-K – Clause 12

Annexure 8K – Clause 7

Annexure IX-K – Clause 13

Annexure 8K – Clause 8

Annexure IX-K – Clause 14

Annexure 8K – Clause 9

Annexure IX-K – Clause 15

Annexure 8K – Clause 10

 

Following clauses shall be implemented in Phase 2 w.e.f. 31st March 2023

 

AIS 156

6.1.1

6.1.2.2

6.1.3 (e) Earth Leakage detection

6.11

Annexure 8K – Clause 1

Annexure 8K – Clause 2

Annexure 8K – Clause 4

Annexure 8K – Clause 5

Annexure 8K – Clause 6

Annexure 8K – Clause 11

AIS 038 (Rev 2)

Annexure IX-K – Clause 1

Annexure IX-K – Clause 2

Annexure IX-K – Clause 5

Annexure IX-K – Clause 8

Annexure IX-K – Clause 10

 

 

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