88.202-94 Definitions.§ 88.202-94 Definitions.
(a) The definitions in subpart A also apply to this subpart.
(b) The definitions in this subpart shall apply beginning with the 1992 model year.
Averaging for clean-fuel vehicles means the sale of clean-fuel vehicles that meet more stringent standards than required, which allows the manufacturer to sell fewer clean-fuel vehicles than would otherwise be required.
Banking means the retention of credits, by the manufacturer generating the emissions credits, for use in future model-year certification as permitted by regulation.
Sales means vehicles that are produced, sold, and distributed (in accordance with normal business practices and applicable franchise agreements) in the State of California, including owners of covered fleets under subpart C of part 86 of this chapter. The manufacturer can choose at their option from one of the following three methods for determining sales:
(i) Sales is defined as sales to the ultimate purchaser.
(ii) Sales is defined as vehicle sales by a manufacturer to a dealer, distributer, fleet operator, broker, or any other entity which comprises the first point of sale.
(iii) Sales is defined as equivalent to the production of vehicles for the state of California. This option can be revoked if it is determined that the production and actual sales numbers do not exhibit a functional equivalence per the language of § 86.708-94(b)(1) of this chapter.
Trading means the exchange of credits between manufacturers.