Starting from today, another big wave of policies affecting the commercial vehicle industry will be implemented!


Fang Dewang


From December 1, 2023, another big wave of policies affecting the commercial vehicle industry will be implemented soon! Among them, the Ministry of Transportation issued highway engineering facilities to support automatic driving; Eight departments launched the first batch of pilot areas for the comprehensive electrification of public vehicles; The three departments clearly continue and optimize a number of favorable policies such as new energy vehicle purchase tax reduction and exemption policies to promote the heating up of the commercial vehicle market, and the following follows a small series to take a look.


National policy


Ministry of Transport: Issued "Highway Engineering Facilities to Support Automated Driving Technology Guidelines"


On October 8, the Ministry of Transport issued the "Guidelines for Highway Engineering Facilities to Support Autonomous Driving Technology". Starting from the need to better support vehicles for autonomous driving on highways, the Guide studies and refines the ability and scope of highway engineering facilities to provide auxiliary information, aiming to provide a certain degree of information assistance to highway engineering facilities for vehicle autonomous driving. The Guidelines will be implemented from December 1, 2023.


Ministry of Transport: Issued the "Highway Heavy Transport Safety Evaluation Technical Specifications"


On October 8, the Ministry of Transport issued the "Technical Specifications for the Safe Passage Evaluation of Highway Bulky Transportation". The "Code" is a recommended industry standard for highway engineering, sums up the technical experience of highway bulky transport management and evaluation, and provides technical guidance for the evaluation of highway bulky transport safety. The Code will come into force on December 1, 2023.


Eight departments, including the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the Ministry of Communications: Pilot 15 cities with comprehensive electrification of urban distribution


Eight departments, including the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, recently issued a notice to launch pilot pilot zones for comprehensive electrification of public sector vehicles in 15 cities, including Beijing, Shenzhen, Chongqing, Changchun and Yinchuan. The pilot city's comprehensive electric public areas include official vehicles, city buses, sanitation vehicles, taxis, postal delivery vehicles, urban logistics delivery vehicles, airport vehicles, heavy trucks in specific scenes, etc.


Three departments: Continuation and optimization of new energy vehicle purchase tax reduction policy


On June 19, the Ministry of Finance, the State Administration of Taxation and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology jointly issued the "Announcement on the Continuation and Optimization of the New energy Vehicle Purchase tax Reduction Policy", which clearly exempts new energy vehicles purchased between January 1, 2024 and December 31, 2025 from vehicle purchase tax, of which the allowance for each new energy passenger vehicle does not exceed 30,000 yuan; New energy vehicles purchased between January 1, 2026 and December 31, 2027 shall be subject to vehicle purchase tax halved, of which the tax reduction for each new energy passenger vehicle shall not exceed 15,000 yuan.


Local policy


Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei: Jointly launched a special campaign to cure hyperthermia


In mid-October, the leading group of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei Province jointly issued the "2023" Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Joint Special Action Plan for the control of excess ", which clarified that from October 7 to December 30, the joint special action for the control of excess cargo vehicles will be carried out to control illegal acts such as illegal overloading and create a good transportation environment.


Xi 'an: The transit of medium and heavy goods vehicles is prohibited in the encircle highway and within the area


On November 25, the People's Government of Xi 'an issued the "Notice on the Management of Transit Trucks" (hereinafter referred to as the "Notice"), which clarified that from December 1, 2023 to December 31, 2027, medium and heavy goods vehicles (yellow license plates) in transit in Xi 'an are prohibited from passing in the area (including) of the Xi 'an Ring Highway. According to the Circular, the medium and heavy goods vehicles (yellow license plates) that are restricted to transit Xi 'an can pass through the S02 Xi 'an Outer Ring Road Expressway (southern section), G3021 Linxing Expressway (northern section of Outer Ring Road Expressway, former Xixian North Ring Road), G6521 Yulan Expressway, S30 Shuiyang Expressway, G7011 Ten Day Expressway and other routes. New energy freight vehicles with special plates for new energy, as well as non-transit cargo vehicles with unlimited destination or origin in Xi 'an for military vehicles, police vehicles, fire engines, ambulances, engineering rescue vehicles and postal express vehicles, The relevant provisions of the "Notice of Xi 'an Public Security Bureau on Measures to restrict the operation of trucks in the morning and evening peak hours around the City" and the "Notice of Xi 'an People's Government on Strengthening the traffic management of diesel Trucks" (Municipal Notice No. 2023) should be observed.


Anhui: The new regulations for the implementation of large transportation management will be officially implemented on December 1, 2023


Recently, the Anhui Provincial Department of Transport issued the "Notice on Further Strengthening the Management and Service work of large Transportation", which will be officially implemented from December 1, 2023. The requirements: the same vehicle can apply for a maximum of 2 "Over-limit transport vehicle passes", and gradually realize that only 1 valid "over-limit transport vehicle passes" are held at the same time; It is necessary to strengthen the examination and verification of the identity information of the operator, that is, the same operator can only apply for the "over-limit transport vehicle pass" for a transport enterprise (business households), and resolutely prevent "scalpers" from acting as agents for violations; It is clear to carry out 100% on-site verification of Class III large transport vehicles shipped within the jurisdiction of Anhui Province, and increase spot checks on other large transport vehicles other than Class III large transport vehicles that may seriously affect the integrity, safety and smooth status of highways; If the total mass or overall profile size of the applied vehicles and goods is close to the cross-class critical value, the key spot inspection shall be carried out.


Guangxi: Some time to implement a type of passenger car high-speed toll concessions


In late September, the Department of Transport of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, the Development and Reform Commission of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, and the Department of Finance of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region issued the Notice on Doing a good Job of Preferential Work on Weekend Highway Tolls for Self-driving Tours in Guangxi, clarifying that from October 7, 2023 to December 31, 2023, during the above period of time, Every Friday (00:00) to Sunday (24:00, except for the National Day holiday), a passenger car from other provinces traveling in Guangxi, using the ETC electronic payment method at any toll station in Guangxi expressway, will be given a discount of half of the expressway toll in Guangxi.


Hunan: Standardize the traffic supervision and weighing detection of large transport vehicles


A few days ago, the Hunan Provincial Department of Transportation issued the "Notice on Further regulating the traffic supervision and weighing detection work of large transport vehicles", requiring that according to the toll station site and truck traffic and other factors, reasonable arrangement of entrance weighing detection facilities (equipment); According to the actual traffic demand of large transportation, the weighing detection equipment is optimized and upgraded for frequently used toll stations to ensure the detection accuracy. Focus on optimizing the weighing detection equipment of the toll station near the key freight source unit of large transportation to ensure that its range meets the actual weighing needs. For large transport vehicles with slight deviation between the actual loading situation and the declared value, they can be released without affecting the safe passage.


Shanxi: Build 40 more "driver's homes" by the end of 2023


In order to further facilitate the work and travel of truck drivers, the Shanxi Provincial Department of Transport has arranged more than 12 million yuan of special funds to build 40 more "driver homes" by the end of 2023. It is understood that the new "driver's home" in Shanxi Province in addition to meet the basic functions of parking, rest, dining, bathing, laundry, toilet, etc., will also pay more attention to functional applicability and service experience.


Originally published by China Automotive News on December 1, 2023