Proposal to enable continued type approval of engines meeting earlier versions of UN R96 provided that the engines in question are intended for markets applying such levels earlier of regulatory stringency.
41. The expert from EUROMOT introduced GRPE-68-09, containing a proposal to amend UN Regulation No. 96. This aims to allow the engine manufacturers to obtain approvals, even in Contracting Parties that apply more recent series of amendments, for engines that need to be marketed in Contracting Parties applying previous series of amendments. He clarified that this is in line with the provisions of UN Regulation No. 49.
42. The experts from Italy and the United Kingdom supported the proposal.
43. GRPE requested the secretariat to distribute GRPE-68-09 as an official document for consideration at the GRPE session of June 2014.