Proposal for Amendment 1 to global technical regulation No. 15
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Proposed amendment to complete the Phase 1 development of the light vehicle emissions GTR. This amendment addresses:

  • Conventional ICE vehicles
    • Normalisation methods and speed trace index;
    • Number of tests;
    • Wind tunnel as alternative method for road load determination;
    • Road load matrix family;
    • Interpolation family and road load family concept;
    • On-board anemometry and wind speed conditions;
    • Alternative vehicle warm-up procedure; and
    • Calculation and interpolation of fuel consumption.
  • Electrified Vehicles
    • Fuel cell vehicle test procedure;
    • Shortened test procedure for PEV range test;
    • Phase-specific CO2 (fuel consumption) for Off-Vehicle Charging Hybrid Electric Vehicles (OVC-HEVs);
    • End of EV range criteria;
    • Interpolation approach for OVC-HEVs and PEVs;
    • Utility factors; and
    • Predominant mode / mode selection.
  • Alternative pollutants
    • Measurement method for ammonia, ethanol, formaldehyde and acetaldehyde.
  • Development of Harmonized Cycle (DHC)
    • Further downscaling in Wide Open Throttle (WOT) operation; and
    • Gear shifting.

Reference Number: WP.29/2016/68
Date: 11 April 2016
Proposal Status: Adopted text published
Related Documents:
GRPE/72/Add.1 | Addendum 1 to the report of the GRPE on its 72nd session
GRPE/2016/3 | Proposal for amendments to GTR No. 15 on Worldwide harmonized Light vehicles Test Procedure
Discussion(s):
World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations | Session 169 | 21-24 Jun 2016

107. AC.3 agreed to defer this subject to its November 2016 session.

114. Submitted for consideration and vote, the proposal for Amendment 1 to UN GTR No. 15 on WLTP (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2016/68, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2016/69, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/AC.3/39) was established in the UN Global Registry on 17 November 2016 by consensus vote of the following Contracting Parties present and voting: Australia, China, European Union (voting for Cyprus, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom), India, Japan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Norway, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, South Africa and Tunisia.

115. The representatives of Canada and the United States of America abstained from voting.

World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations | Session 170 | 15-18 Nov 2016

107. AC.3 agreed to defer this subject to its November 2016 session.

114. Submitted for consideration and vote, the proposal for Amendment 1 to UN GTR No. 15 on WLTP (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2016/68, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2016/69, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/AC.3/39) was established in the UN Global Registry on 17 November 2016 by consensus vote of the following Contracting Parties present and voting: Australia, China, European Union (voting for Cyprus, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom), India, Japan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Norway, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, South Africa and Tunisia.

115. The representatives of Canada and the United States of America abstained from voting.