Proposal to permit the use of hydrogen (H2) as fuel for type approval of heavy-duty vehicles and to explicitly permit the usage of the reference fuel required for emission testing when the manufacturer applies for UN Regulations Nos. 24 and/or 49 type approval at same time.
58. The representative from OICA introduced ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRPE/2023/7, as amended by GRPE-87-16-Rev.1. He added that an alignment of this proposal with UN Regulation No. 24 was expected in forthcoming sessions of GRPE.
60. GRPE adopted ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRPE/2023/7 as amended by GRPE-87-16-Rev.1 as reflected in Annex XI to the session report 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 supplement to UN Regulation No. 85 (Measurement of the net power and the 30 min. power).