Session 72 | Geneva | 12-15 Jan 2016
Agenda Item 3. (a) Regulations Nos. 68, 83, 101 and 103
Working Party on Pollution and Energy | Session 66 | 3-7 Jun 2013

22. Having introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRPE/2013/11, containing a proposal for the transposition of the Euro 6 legislation on the exhaust emissions of pollutants into the UN Regulation No. 83 (as explained also in GRPE-66-22), the expert from the EC explained that further amendments to the Euro 6 regulations are expected to be agreed upon in July 2013. The original plan was to include these amendments in UN Regulation No. 83 with the adoption of ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRPE/2013/11 (as amended by GRPE-66-04-Rev.1, concerning the choice of tyres) during the current GRPE session, and to submit the changes that will be agreed upon in July 2013 to the January 2014 session of GRPE.

Working Party on Pollution and Energy | Session 70 | 13-16 Jan 2015

7. The expert from EC introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRPE/2015/2 proposing clarifications of the existing transitional provisions in Regulation No. 83. The expert from OICA introduced an alternative proposal (GRPE-70-16-Rev.1). GRPE adopted ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRPE/2015/2.

8. GRPE adopted with a scrutiny reservation the proposal contained in GRPE‑70‑16‑Rev.1 and amending ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRPE/2015/2.

9. The expert from OICA presented (GRPE-70-14) the proposals ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRPE/2015/4 and ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRPE/2015/5 amending the On-Board Diagnosis (OBD) requirements in Regulation No. 83. He also presented GRPE-70-04 and GRPE-70-05 introducing editorial corrections in both proposals. GRPE adopted these proposals as amended by Annex IV to the GRPE-70 session report.

11. The expert from the Netherlands introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRPE/2015/8 proposing the deletion of the “vehicle designed to fulfil specific social needs” definition. GRPE adopted this proposal.

13. GRPE requested the secretariat to submit ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRPE/2015/2 as amended by Annex VII to the GRPE-70 session report, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRPE/2015/5 as amended by Annex IV to the GRPE-70 session report and ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRPE/2015/8 to WP.29 and AC.1, for consideration at their June 2015 sessions as draft Supplement 1 to 07 series of amendments to Regulation No. 83.

World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations | Session 166 | 23-26 Jun 2015

63. Agenda item 4.7.3, Regulation No. 83, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2015/57, correct Annex 11, para. 2.10 to read:
“2.10. A “driving cycle” consists of engine key-on, a driving mode where a malfunction would be detected if present, and engine key-off."

64 (bis). Agenda items 4.7.2 and 4.7.3, Regulation No. 83:
(a) In ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2015/57, for “Annex 11, paragraph 9.3.5.2.” read “Paragraph 9.3.5.2.”. Paragraph 9.3.5.2. shall be moved after the deletion of Footnote 3 (page 2).
(b) In ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2015/56, Paragraph 9.3.5.2. shall be moved after Paragraph 5.3.7.3. (page 4).

World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations | Session 168 | 8-11 Mar 2016

69. The World Forum considered the draft amendment under agenda item 4.15.2 and recommended its submission to AC.1 for voting.

Working Party on Pollution and Energy | Session 74 | 10-13 Jan 2017

7. The expert from the Russian Federation presented ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRPE/2017/2 on amendments to the scope of Regulation No. 83. He explained that the proposal was aimed at allowing extensions of type approvals granted under Regulation No. 83 to special purpose vehicles.

8. The experts from CLEPA and OICA expressed some concerns on the limitation of 2,610 kg reference mass introduced by the definition of special purpose vehicle in ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRPE/2017/2. The expert from Hungary suggested the use of existing definitions in the Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3). Following the discussion, the experts from Hungary and the Russian Federation presented GRPE-74-22 to amend ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRPE/2017/2 by deleting the definitions of special purpose vehicle and armoured vehicle and referring to R.E.3 instead.

9. GRPE adopted ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRPE/2017/2 amended by GRPE-74-22 as reproduced in Annex IV and requested the secretariat to submit it to WP.29 and the Administrative Committee of the 1958 Agreement (AC.1) for consideration and vote at their June 2017 sessions as draft Supplement 10 to the 06 series of amendments and draft Supplement 6 to the 07 series of amendments to Regulation No. 83.

Documentation
GRPE-72-03 | Proposal for amendments to the 06 and 07 series of amendments to Regulation No. 83 (Italy)
GRPE-72-05 | Proposal to amend WP.29/2016/28 (Supplement 2 to the 07 series of Regulation No. 83) (OICA)
GRPE-72-14 | Proposal for amendments to the 06 series of amendments to Regulation No. 83 (EC)
GRPE-72-15 | Proposal for amendments to the 07 series of amendments to Regulation No. 83 (EC)
GRPE-74-22 | Proposal of changes to document GRPE/2017/2 concerning amendments to Regulation No. 83 (Hungary and Russia)
GRPE/2016/4 | Proposal for a new Supplement to the 06 and 07 series of amendments to Regulation No. 83 (EC)
WP.29/2015/57 | Proposal for Supplement 1 to the 07 series of amendments to Regulation No. 83
WP.29/2016/28 | Proposal for Supplement 2 to the 07 series of amendments to Regulation No. 83