UN R138: Proposal for the 01 series of amendments
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Proposal to update provisions in line with the 03 series of amendments to UN R100. The proposal also introduces new optional requirements to enable the mounting of removable REESS in any orientation in order to enable safe deployment of swappable batteries.

Reference Number: GRSP/2021/22
Origin: IMMA
Date: 20 September 2021
Proposal Status: Superseded
Related Documents:
GRSP-69-13 | UN R136: Proposal for the 01 series of amendments
GRSP-69-14 | UN R136: Proposal for a 01 series of amendments
GRSP-70-24 | UN R136: Proposal for 01 series of amendments
WP.29/2022/72 | UN R136: Proposal for the 01 series of amendments
Discussion(s):
Working Party on Passive Safety | Session 70 | 6-10 Dec 2021

24. The expert from IMMA introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2021/22, aimed at updating the requirements for electric vehicles of category L by aligning them to UN GTR No. 20. He also added that the proposal was including new optional requirements to enable the mounting of removable Rechargeable Electric Energy Storage System (REESS) in any orientation, that would enable safe deployment of swappable batteries. GRSP adopted ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRSP/2021/22 as amended by annex VII to the report (GRSP-70-24). The secretariat was requested to submit the proposal as draft 01 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 136 (Electric vehicle L) for consideration and vote at the June 2022 sessions of WP.29 and AC.1.