Second stage of manufacture (SSM) involves modifying or adding to a new vehicle (the base vehicle) to create an alternate vehicle. For example, adding an ambulance, motorhome or fire tender body to a new cab chassis.
This guide covers SSM:
- under a vehicle type approval
- by a registered automotive workshop, and
- during the transitional period.
- Second stage of manufacture of vehicles – Overview PDF: 494 KB
Updated June 2022