Section 43014 of the Health and Safety Code grants the Air Resources Board (ARB) the authority to issue permits for testing of experimental motor vehicle emission control systems installed in used vehicles, or for testing experimental or prototype vehicles and engines which appear to have very low emission characteristics. These permits are usually good for one year, and may be renewed at the request of the applicant.

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Companies seeking to test or demonstrate new engines or vehicles in California, prior to certification, are required to obtain experimental permits.

Working with our team will ensure that your application is developed, properly submitted and approved prior to your equipment or engines arriving in California. Our dedicated team will not only prepare your application, they will provide turnkey management of all of the reporting, record keeping and renewals if necessary. ECO maintains offices and a presence which allows them to interface in person with agency staff and provides you an with added measure of access as we develop your application.

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Gain access to one of the most lucrative markets in the nation. Access the most robust funding mechanisms for vehicle demonstration. Rely on our local team to get you the approvals you need and avoid costly fines.