Session 164 | Geneva | 11-14 Nov 2014
Agenda Item 3.6.2. Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear (GRRF) (Seventy-eighth session, 16-19 September 2014)

32. The Chair of GRRF informed WP.29 about the results achieved by GRRF during its seventy-seventh and seventy-eighth sessions (for more details see the session’s reports ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/77 and ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/78).

33. On behalf of GRRF, [the GRRF chair] recommended the establishment of the draft global technical regulation (gtr) on tyres into the Global Registry, on the basis of ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2013/63, as amended by ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2014/83 and WP.29‑164-04. He also recommended amending the final report on Phase I on the development of the gtr (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2013/122) as indicated in WP.29-164-04. He announced that France had indicated that it would not sponsor Phase II of the gtr.

34. The Chair of GRRF announced the submission by GRRF of the updated ToR of the Informal Working Group on Automatic Coupling Vehicles (ACV), as reproduced in the session’s report (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRRF/78, Annex II), renaming it Modular Vehicle Combinations (MVC) and expanding its mandate.

35. On behalf of GRRF, [the GRRF chair] sought the guidance of WP.29 on the way to address proposals permitting highway autopilot and valet parking. On this subject, WP.29 referred back to its discussion on autonomous vehicles under agenda item 2.4 (para. 21 above).

36. WP.29 noted that Mr. B. Frost (United Kingdom) was re-elected as Chair and Mr. H. Kubota (Japan) as Vice-Chair for the GRRF sessions of 2015.

Documentation
GRRF/77 | Report of the GRRF on its 77th (extraordinary) session
GRRF/78 | Report of the Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear (GRRF) on its 78th session
WP.29-164-04 | Proposals to amend the draft GTR on Tyres and its final report
WP.29/2013/63 | Proposal for a global technical regulation on tyres
WP.29/2013/122 | Proposal for the final report on the Phase I development of the GTR on tires
WP.29/2014/83 | Proposal for amendments to the global technical regulation on tyres