Guidelines for Electric Vehicle Safety
- Ground Vehicle Standard
This SAE Information Report identifies and defines the preferred technical guidelines relating to safety for Electric Vehicles (EVs) during normal operation and charging. Guidelines in this document do not necessarily address maintenance, repair, or assembly safety issues.
The purpose of this SAE Information Report is to provide introductory safety guidelines information that should be considered when designing electric vehicles for use on public roadways.
This document covers electric vehicles having a gross vehicle weight rating of 4536 kg (10 000 lb) or less that are designed for use on public roads.
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Data Sets - Support Documents
The Hybrid Technical Standards Committee reports to the Powertrain Systems Group of the Motor Vehicle Council. The Committee is responsible for developing and maintaining SAE Standards, Recommended Practices, and Information Reports related to the field of hybrid vehicle technology. The following topics are within the scope of this committee's work: ¿ safety aspects of hybrid systems in vehicles ¿ test procedures to establish the performance of hybrid systems and components ¿ nomenclature ¿ vehicle interface and serviceability requirements Participants in the SAE Hybrid Technical Standards Committee include OEMs, suppliers, consulting firms, government, and other interested parties.