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Posted by TUV Rheinland on Oct 18, 2016 6:00:00 PM
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E-mark : Vehicle and Part Type Approval

TÜV Rheinland group is an international leader in the provision of safety compliance services for mobility sector. According to EC Directives and ECE Regulations, automobiles, motorcycles, vehicle parts such as tires, lamps, windshield, rearview mirror, brake pads etc., and vehicle electronic sub-assemblies (ESA) have to obtain an approval as an indication of fulfillment to safety standards and environmental friendliness.


Type Testing and Homologation

We offer type tests for the following:

  • Tires
  • Lamps
  • Windshield
  • Rearview mirror
  • Brake pads
  • Fatigue tests for connecting systems
  • Built-in engines
  • Coach interiors
  • Catalytic converters
  • Individual approvals for fuel tanks
  • Material approval tests
  • Measurement of fuel consumption
  • Motorcycle helmets
  • Proof of long-term durability
  • Particle filters
  • Sound absorbers
  • Flywheel testing for brake pads
  • System tests: bursting pressure, P/V tests, ageing tests
  • Conversion of fuel systems
  • M1 and N1 underride guards
  • Others

Homologation Services for your Automotive Systems and Components

Our experts support you through the entire approval process for your automotive systems, independent technical units, parts, and components. Our services include:

  • Homologation consulting throughout the entire approval process, from initial assessment to certification according to StVZO, ECE regulations, and EC directives
  • Performing all tasks in our technology centers or at your site
  • Performing trials and analyzing results in detail
  • Helping you understand regulations
  • Advising and assisting with the conformity of production process (COP)
  • Monitoring approval deadlines for introducing new or modified regulations
  • Helping you obtain special approvals under regulations such as StVZ0 and in accordance with EU
    regulations for discontinued series

For more information, please download our E-Mark: Vehicle and Part Type Approval brochure or contact us to speak to one of our experts.


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Topics: automotive