ISO 3779:2009 Preview

Road vehicles -- Vehicle identification number (VIN) -- Content and structure

ISO 3779:2009 specifies the content and structure of a vehicle identification number (VIN) in order to establish, on a world-wide basis, a uniform identification numbering system for road vehicles.

ISO 3779:2009 applies to motor vehicles, towed vehicles, motorcycles and mopeds as defined in ISO 3833.

General information

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  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2009-10
  • Edition : 4
    Number of pages : 6
  • :
    ISO/TC 22
    Road vehicles
  • 43.020
    Road vehicles in general

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  • CHF38

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The global automotive industry is yet another sector using a comprehensive coding system, called the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). The coding system, contained in ISO 3779:2009, Road vehicles – Vehicle identification number (VIN) – Content and structure, and ISO 3780:2009, Road vehicles – World...

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