Proposal to authorize the establishment of an expert group to draft test procedures and performance requirements for M1/N1 with regard to automatic emergency braking, including stationary and moving obstacles, and for pedestrian AEBS.
6. The expert from Japan introduced GRRF-83-17 (relevant for agenda item 2 as well as item 11) proposing to extend the scope of Regulation No. 131 (Advanced Emergency Braking Systems (AEBS)) to vehicles of category M1 and N1. He proposed to introduce in a new 02 series of amendments provisions regarding the performance of AEBS for vehicles of category M1 and N1 and to introduce in a new 03 series of amendments provisions addressing the performance of such systems for those vehicle categories and the detection of pedestrians. He introduced GRRF-83-18 proposing terms of reference for the Informal Working Group (IWG) on AEBS. The expert from OICA noted the challenging timeline proposed.
7. GRRF supported the proposal made by the expert from Japan and endorsed the draft Terms of Reference proposed for the IWG on AEBS as reproduced in Annex II of the session report.