This agenda item relates to GTR No. 13 Hydrogen/Fuel Cell Vehicles.

11. GRSP noted that NHTSA was preparing a NPRM on Phase 1 of the UN GTR, expected for the end of the year. In the meantime, the Chair of GRSP informed the group that the number of former sponsors and co-sponsors countries of Phase 1 of the UN GTR would be broadened for Phase 2. He also announced that the programme of work of the GTR under the 1998 Agreement is expected to be finalized in a near future and that an informal proposal of authorization to develop the Phase 2 of the UN GTR would then be presented for approval at AC.3.