UN R13: Alternative approach to Type IIA testing for battery electric vehicles
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Reference Number: GRVA-04-30
Origin: OICA
Date: 23 September 2019
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Working Party on Automated and Connected Vehicles | Session 4 | 24-27 Sep 2019

61. The expert from OICA introduced GRVA-04-30 proposing amendments to UN Regulation No. 13 concerning the Type II-A test for Battery Electric Vehicles already discussed at the second session of GRVA. The expert from OICA stated the Type II-A test provisions would have weight, packaging and costs implications for BEVs. GRVA noted the safety rationale behind the Type II-A requirement and that technologies to achieve compliance impacted equally on vehicles with other propulsion systems. The expert from CLEPA stated that they support the activity presented by OICA and that they would contribute to the research of an acceptable solution.