Petroleum-Powered Accessory Law and Legal Definition

According to 10 CFR 474.2 [Title 10 Energy; Chapter II Department of Energy; Subchapter D Energy Conservation; Part 474 Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Research, Development, and Demonstration Program; Petroleum-Equivalent Fuel Economy Calculation], the term Petroleum-powered accessory means “a vehicle accessory (e.g., a cabin heater, defroster, and/or air conditioner) that:

(1) Uses gasoline or diesel fuel as its primary energy source; and

(2) Meets the requirements for fuel, operation, and emissions in 40 CFR part 88.104-94(g).”