Proposal for Amendment 3 to UN GTR No.15 (WLTP)
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Proposal of an amendment to GTR 15 to:

  1. clarify phase, cycle and vehicle class terminology to enable interpolation between different levels of downscaling, cycle classes and speed caps (resulting in modifications to WLTC cycle phases and time/speed tables),
  2. improve the gear shifting procedures, including changes to gear selection and shift point determination for vehicles equipped with manual transmissions,
  3. define the possible and permissible combinations of test vehicle selection and family requirements,
  4. define the calculation of the average test mass during road load determination,
  5. define single and double roller dynamometers, and
  6. make editorial improvements.

Reference Number: WP.29/2017/140
Date: 31 August 2017
Proposal Status: Adopted text published
Related Documents:
GRPE-75-22 | Proposal for amendments to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRPE/2017/9
GRPE-75-23 | Consolidated revised proposal for Amendment 3 to global technical regulation No. 15
GRPE/2017/9 | Proposal for Amendment 3 to global technical regulation No. 15 (Worldwide harmonized Light vehicles Test Procedures (WLTP))
WLTP-21-03/App.1 | GTR 15: WLTP changes between Amendment 3 and Amendment 4
WP.29/2017/141 | Technical report on the development of Amendment 3 to UN GTR No.15 (WLTP)
World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations | Session 173 | 14-17 Nov 2017

116. Submitted for consideration and vote, the proposal for Amendment 3 to the UN GTR No. 15 on the Worldwide harmonized Light vehicles Test Procedures (WLTP) (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2017/140, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2017/141, ECE/TRANS/WP.29/AC.3/44) was established in the UN Global Registry on 15 November 2017 by consensus vote of the following Contracting Parties present and voting: Australia, China, the European Union (representing Cyprus, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom), India, Japan. Norway, the Republic of Korea, the Russian Federation and South Africa.

117. The representatives from Canada, Malaysia, Tunisia and United States of America abstained from voting.