Supplies - 13107-2022

11/01/2022    S7

Italy-Ispra: Hiring of Vehicles for Compliance Verification Testing

2022/S 007-013107

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC), JRC.C - Energy, Transport and Climate (Petten), JRC.C.4 - Sustainable Transport
Postal address: Via Enrico Fermi 2749
Town: Ispra (VA)
NUTS code: ITC41 Varese
Postal code: 21027
Country: Italy
E-mail: jrc-ispra-dir-c-procurement@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=9930
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Hiring of Vehicles for Compliance Verification Testing

Reference number: JRC/IPR/2022/OP/0017-PIN
II.1.2)Main CPV code
34110000 Passenger cars
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

The JRC is involved in the activity of vehicle market surveillance as required by EU Regulation 2018/858. To this purpose the JRC needs to hire vehicles selected on the basis of defined criteria (e.g. risk assessment criteria or substantiated complaint) that will be subjected to tests to verify the compliance of the vehicles with the applicable environmental performance or safety related requirements. Interested economic operators are invited to subscribe on the website https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=9930 in order to get notified when the contract notice and all the procurement documents, including the tender specifications, are published. Economic operators are also invited to participate in the request for information at the following link https://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/Vehiclehiring

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
34110000 Passenger cars
34100000 Motor vehicles
60171000 Hire of passenger cars with driver
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ITC41 Varese
Main site or place of performance:

Via Enrico Fermi 2749, 21027 Ispra (VA), ITALY.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Hiring of vehicles for compliance verification testing.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
08/03/2022

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

This prior information notice announces the intention of the contracting authority to publish a future call for tenders. No other information or documents are available at this stage. Interested economic operators are invited to subscribe at the address in Section I.3) in order to get notified when the contract notice and all the procurement documents, including the tender specifications, are published.

JRC would like to explore if the market can provide service for hiring/leasing of specific vehicle models with the modalities needed. Therefore economic operators are also invited to participate in the request for information at the following link ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/Vehiclehiring

Neither subscription at the address in Section I.3) nor participation in the request for information are a pre-requisite to participation in any call for tenders linked to this publicity. They shall not convey any legal right nor create a legitimate expectation of award of contract. The contracting authority reserves the right not to launch the call for tenders or to cancel or abandon without compensation any call linked to this publicity.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
04/01/2022