Session 163 | Geneva | 24-27 Jun 2014
Agenda Item Opening remarks

2. Mr. A. Morozov, Director of the Department of Transport and Special Engineering Industry, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, underlined the relevance of their domestic automotive market. He recalled the Russian Federation’s support of the Type Approval system, the 1958 Agreement and the work of the World Forum. He added that most of their national vehicle regulations were based on UN Regulations, UN GTRs and UN Rules and that the Customs Union would follow the same approach from January 2015. He announced that the Accident Emergency Call Systems (AECS) would be mandatory at the beginning of 2015 and that a decision on the entry into force of Euro 6 emission levels would be taken. He recalled the subjects which were successfully sponsored by his country. He announced the future contributions by his country on the WP.29 activities related to air pollution from tyre and brake wear as well as the vehicle indoor air quality. He concluded that the Russian Federation appreciated the results achieved by the World Forum and stressed the willingness of the Russian Federation to further cooperate.