WP.29
Session 160 | Geneva | 25-28 Jun 2013
REPORT
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Agenda Item 17.4.
Draft GTR on Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Vehicles (HFCV) – Phase 2

113. The representative of OICA indicated that Phase 2 of the UN GTR should still address some open issues such as electric safety. The representative of EU announced that actions were already underway at the European level for the effective transposition of the UN GTR in the EU. The representative of Germany confirmed his intention to step down as project manager of the IWG on HFCV activities and clarified that only the safety part would need a road map for further development. The representative of China requested an increase in the number of technical sponsors for developing Phase 2 of the UN GTR. The representative of the United States of America requested that the consideration of new Terms of Reference for the IWG, sponsors and the way forward be included in the agenda of the next session of AC.3. AC.3 finally agreed to resume consideration on this subject at its November 2013 session.