26. The expert from Japan, Co-Chair of the IWG on VMAD, presented GRVA-14-45 with a brief review of the group’s deliverables until June 2022, information regarding the change of the leadership of the VMAD subgroup four, suggestions for deliverables during the two years provided by the mandate extension by WP.29, and a report of the activities since the May 2022 session of GRVA (elaboration of GRVA-14-16, organization of future activities of the four subgroups, and the preparation of the suggestion for deliverables until June 2024). He listed the open issues addressed by each subgroup, he presented the proposed deliverables until June 2024 and he offered suggestions of the leadership team regarding the collaboration with the IWG on FRAV. He announced the invitation by Japan for FRAV and VMAD meetings in December 2022, including a joint session.
27. The experts from France, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked for clarifications. GRVA endorsed the status report of the IWG on VMAD.
28. GRVA considered and endorsed GRVA-14-16, including amendments to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2022/58 (Guidelines for Validating Automated Driving System).