Reply To: Thoughts on meeting European regulations

Aptera Community Aptera Discussions Thoughts on meeting European regulations Reply To: Thoughts on meeting European regulations

Aptera Community Aptera Discussions Thoughts on meeting European regulations Reply To: Thoughts on meeting European regulations

  • David Ginty

    Member
    August 26, 2021 at 6:39 am

    I am in Australia and the 2m wide restriction applies. I am now researching why Aptera cannot be classified as an M passenger vehicle. Autocycle is a US classification and there is an interesting discussion here https://www.ncsl.org/research/transportation/transportation-review-autocycles.aspx. Aptera has yet to resolve all the issues mentioned in this article. I believe they have employed a specialist to resolve the “Harmonisation” problem. Hope they can get it done before my order comes up.

    My research so far indicates that many autocycles do not comply to safety requirements of M passenger vehicles but in Australia I have not discovered any reference to the number of wheels. I think Aptera may comply to the safety requirements. Do you have a link which specifically excludes 3 wheelers from being a M class car?