Legal Challenges for European OEMs for the trade in vehicle parts worldwide

The biggest legal challenge for OEMs is the heterogeneity of legislative requirements for vehicle parts worldwide. Several countries have their own technical standards and conformity assessments systems for vehicle parts which diverge from UNECE regulations. Many other declare the recognition of UNECE regulations, however, they often impose additional procedural burdens (certifications, registrations, even labeling requirements etc.) for the import of spare parts from which OEM-parts are not exempted.

Moreover, OEMs have to cope with the so called pre-export verification of conformity programs and national radio type approval procedures which are also getting relevant for more and more vehicle components.


In our report you will find information on legal challenges for European OEMs for the trade in vehicle parts worldwide covering aspects such as:



Author: Alan Szwajkowski, Consultant / Certified Product Compliance Officer |
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