Additional information concerning the 08 series of amendments pursuant to UN R154 (WLTP) and work on real-driving emissions testing.
30. The representative from the European Commission introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRPE/2023/2, GRPE-87-26-Rev.1 and GRPE-87-43 related to the new 08 series of amendments to UN regulation No. 83. With this new series of amendments it will be equivalent to the European emission level Euro 6e. The representative from OICA introduced GRPE-87-10 and requested additional time to scrutinize GRPE-87-26-Rev.1. The representative from the UK highlighted the importance of this proposal for their regulatory framework and hoped for a final proposal to be adopted during this session of GRPE.
31. Following additional improvements made during the session, as reflected in GRPE-87-26-Rev.1, the representatives from OICA reiterated some concerns about the complexity of the proposal and the potential misunderstandings that could remain in the proposal. Under the assumption that on-going evolution of the document would be possible in the future, He supported the adoption of the proposal. The representatives from Italy and the UK thanked all involved parties for the improvements made to the text during the week and supported the proposal. GRPE adopted GRPE-87-26-Rev.1.
35. GRPE adopted ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRPE/2023/2 as amended by GRPE-87-26-Rev.1, as reflected in Addendum 1, and requested the secretariat to submit it to WP.29 and AC.1 for consideration and vote at their June 2023 sessions as draft new 08 Series of Amendments to UN Regulation No. 83.