Proposal to permit the use of hydrogen (H2) as fuel for emissions type approval of heavy-duty vehicles.
Proposal to improve evacuation times of M2 and M3 vehicles, including new provisions for devices to break window glass.
Proposal to introduce provisions for ice grip tyres, clarify provisions on Conformity of Production, sample submissions, and testing methods, and to make editorial corrections and improvements.
Proposal to introduce provisions for digital keys.
Proposal for a new UN Regulation on the approval of approval of studded tyres with regard to their snow performance (distinguished from studdable tyres regulated by UN Regulation No. 117). GAR Note: Japan abstained during the WP.29 vote, noting that studded tyres are prohibited under their national legislation and therefore that Japan does not intend to apply this new Regulation.
Proposal to align the wording in para. 18.104.22.168. with the wording in para. 5.2.13. of UN R116 on the concept of normal use of the vehicle main power source.
106. The secretariat presented WP.29-173-19, listing all of the adopted proposals of the 171st session of WP.29, which entered into force on 10 October 2017.