Session 109 | Geneva | 29 Sep-2 Oct 2015
Agenda Item 12. Regulation No. 116
Working Party on General Safety | Session 107 | 30 Sep-3 Oct 2014

30. The expert from OICA introduced GRSG-107-15 allowing the introduction of different operating voltage ranges according to the battery technology used. The expert from Germany supported, in principle, the proposal. However, he raised a study reservation on covering high voltage components or not.

World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations | Session 165 | 10-13 Mar 2015

68. The Chair of GRSG introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2015/36 and ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2015/37. The World Forum decided to defer consideration of these documents to its June 2015 session.

Working Party on General Safety | Session 108 | 4-8 May 2015

38. GRSG recalled the submission to WP.29 of a proposal (GRSG-107-26-Rev.1) to clarify the requirements on the optical signal outside the vehicle on the status of VAS (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2015/36), subject to the review by GRE. The experts from France and Germany reported on the concerns raised by GRE at its April 2015 session. Following the discussion, GRSG noted general support on the compromise proposal as reflected in GRSG-108-50.

39. GRSG adopted the proposed amendments to UN Regulation No. 97 as reproduced in Annex II to this report and agreed to remove ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2015/36 from the June 2015 agenda of WP.29. The secretariat requested to submit the adopted proposal to WP.29 and AC.1 for consideration at their November 2015 sessions, as draft Supplement 8 to the 01 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 97.

49. Recalling its discussion under agenda item 8 (paras. 38-39 above), GRSG agreed to also remove ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2015/37 from the June 2015 agenda of WP.29. GRSG adopted the proposed amendments (GRSG-108-50) to UN Regulation No. 116 as reproduced in Annex III to this report and requested the secretariat to submit the adopted proposal to WP.29 and AC.1 for consideration at their November 2015 sessions, as draft Supplement 5 to UN Regulation No. 116.

Documentation
GRSG/2015/7 | Proposal for draft amendments to Regulation No. 116 (OICA)
WP.29/2015/87 | Proposal for Supplement 8 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 97
WP.29/2015/91 | Proposal for Supplement 5 to Regulation No. 116