Session 5 | Geneva | 10-14 Feb 2020
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1. The Working Party on Automated/Autonomous and Connected Vehicles (GRVA) held its fifth session from 10 to 14 February 2020 in Geneva, chaired by Mr. R. Damm (Germany). Accredited experts from the following countries participated in the work, following Rule 1 of the Rules of Procedure of the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) (TRANS/WP.29/690/Rev.2): Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russian Federation, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) and United States of America. An expert from the European Commission (EC) also participated. Experts from the following non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and international organizations participated: the American Automotive Policy Council (AAPC), European Association for Electric Mobility (AVERE), European Agricultural Machinery Organization (CEMA), International Motor Vehicle Inspection Committee (CITA), European Association of Automotive Suppliers (CLEPA/MEMA/JAPIA), International Association of Body and Trailer Building Industry (CLCCR), European Garage Equipment Association (EGEA), European Tyre and Rim Technical Organization (ETRTO), European Transport Safety Council (ETSC), Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), Federation Internationale des Grossistes, Importateurs et Exportateurs en Fournitures Automobiles (FIGIEFA), Federation of European Manufacturers of Friction Materials (FEMFM), International Road Transport Union (IRU), Institute for Security and Safety, Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences (ISS), International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association (IMMA), International Cooperative Alliance (ICA), International Road Federation (IRF), International Organization for Standardization (ISO), International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA), Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA), Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE), International Association of Public Transport (UITP) and World Bicycle Industry Association (WBIA).

2. The Chair opened the fifth session of GRVA mentioning the new Coronavirus 2019 outbreak context explaining the absence of the expert from China, Vice-Chair of GRVA.