53. The Chair of IWG on EPPR presented a status report (GRPE-80-27). He updated GRPE on the progress of IWG and introduced the upcoming activities of the group with a draft new timeline going until 2026. The representative from the Netherlands asked if the plan to work on propulsion unit performance would include electrified powertrain. The Chair of the IWG on EPPR confirmed that it would be the case.
54. The representative from India also added the new plans for EPPR activities would be closely looking at all L categories, included three- and four-wheelers in their forthcoming activities. The Chair congratulated the IWG on EPPR for their intense activities and the approach adopted to develop new texts.
55. GRPE acknowledged the progress made by IWG on EPPR and noted the request for a meeting room for one day during the GRPE week in June 2020.