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Headlines Archive

The table below provides links to third-party articles of interest related to global automotive regulations and policies. The links are added at the time of publication and may have changed since the time they were posted. We encourage users to let us know if any of the listings are no longer valid.

28 Nov 2017 Electric cars’ success leaves Toyota alone with hydrogen bet GTR No. 13 | Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Vehicle Safety and UN Regulation No. 134 | Hydrogen fuel cell vehicle safety Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) Working Party on Passive Safety (GRSP) Honda, Japan, Toyota, and USA Honda Motor Co., Ltd., Japan, Toyota Motor Corporation, and United States of America
20 Jun 2017 Japan applies UN R110 on CNG/LNG systems UN Regulation No. 110 | Compressed and Liquefied Natural Gas System Components Japan Japan
2 Feb 2017 Japan declines heavy-duty dual-fuel retrofit rule UN Regulation No. 143 | Heavy-Duty Dual Fuel Retrofit Systems Japan Japan
31 Jan 2017 Japan planning safety standards for self-driving vehicles WP.29 Regulatory Project | Automated Driving and Autonomous Vehicles and UN Regulation No. 79 | Steering Equipment Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear (GRRF) World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) Automatically Commanded Steering Functions (ACSF) Japan Japan
18 Nov 2016 Japan to apply UN R87 from 16 January 2017 UN Regulation No. 87 | Daytime Running Lamps Working Party on Lighting and Light-signalling (GRE) Japan Japan
13 Sep 2016 Japan to apply UN R66 effective from November UN Regulation No. 66 | Superstructure Strength of Large Passenger Vehicles Working Party on General Safety (GRSG) Japan Japan
17 Aug 2016 Japan to apply indirect vision and hydrogen vehicle safety regulations UN Regulation No. 46 | Indirect Vision Devices and UN Regulation No. 134 | Hydrogen fuel cell vehicle safety Informal Group on Camera Monitor Systems (CMS) Informal Group on Camera Monitor Systems (II) (CMS II) Working Party on General Safety (GRSG) Working Party on Passive Safety (GRSP) Informal Group on Hydrogen/Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicles (HFCV) World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) Japan Japan
3 Jul 2016 Japan moves quickly into mirrorless cars UN Regulation No. 46 | Indirect Vision Devices Informal Group on Camera Monitor Systems (II) (CMS II) Working Party on General Safety (GRSG) Japan Japan
18 Apr 2016 Japan to apply UN R51 on vehicle noise from June 2016 UN Regulation No. 51 | Vehicle Noise Emissions Working Party on Noise (GRB) Japan Japan
17 Nov 2015 Japan’s Plan to Speed Self-Driving Cars WP.29 Regulatory Project | Automated Driving and Autonomous Vehicles Intelligent Transport Systems-Automated Driving (ITS/AD) Japan Japan
3 Oct 2015 Japan adopts UN R117 UN Regulation No. 117 | Tire Rolling Sound Emissions, Adhesion on Wet Surfaces, and Rolling Resistance Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear (GRRF) World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) Japan Japan
28 Feb 2015 Driverless Cars Set to Hit Roads in Japan With Roadtest Project WP.29 Regulatory Project | Automated Driving and Autonomous Vehicles Intelligent Transport Systems-Automated Driving (ITS/AD) Japan Japan
22 Jan 2015 Japan advances IWVTA by adopting UN R21 on interior fittings United Nations Agreement | 1958 Agreement and UN Regulation No. 21 | Interior Fittings Informal Group on the International Whole Vehicle Type Approval System (IWVTA) Japan Japan
21 Jan 2015 Tokyo to Get $385 Million Hydrogen Makeover for Olympics GTR No. 13 | Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Vehicle Safety and UN Regulation No. 134 | Hydrogen fuel cell vehicle safety Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) Working Party on Passive Safety (GRSP) Informal Group on Hydrogen/Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicles (HFCV) Japan Japan
13 Jan 2015 Promote hydrogen as a major energy source for Japan's future GTR No. 13 | Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Vehicle Safety and UN Regulation No. 134 | Hydrogen fuel cell vehicle safety Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) Japan Japan
26 Dec 2014 Automotive HUD Market Could Be $8.3b By 2020 GTR No. 12 | Location and Identification of Motorcycle Hand Controls, Tell-tales and Indicators, UN Regulation No. 60 | Motorcycle Controls, Tell-tales and Indicators, and UN Regulation No. 121 | Location and Identification of Hand Controls, Tell-tales and Indicators Working Party on General Safety (GRSG) EU and Japan European Union and Japan
24 Dec 2014 Auto industry acts globally - except on recalls WP.29 Discussion Topic | Enforcement and Compliance and United Nations Agreement | 1998 Global Agreement Enforcement Working Group (EWG) World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) USA, EU, Japan, and India United States of America, European Union, Japan, and India
12 Nov 2014 Who Will Win the Hydrogen Infrastructure Race? GTR No. 13 | Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Vehicle Safety, WP.29 Regulatory Project | Electric Vehicle Environmental Performance, and UN Regulation No. 134 | Hydrogen fuel cell vehicle safety Electric Vehicles and the Environment (EVE) Electric Vehicle Safety (EVS) Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) Working Party on Passive Safety (GRSP) Informal Group on Hydrogen/Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicles (HFCV) World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) Germany, Japan, and USA Germany, Japan, and United States of America
11 Nov 2014 White House Fact Sheet: APEC Actions to Promote Regional Economic Integration and Trade WP.29 Regulatory Project | Electric Vehicle Environmental Performance Electric Vehicles and the Environment (EVE) Electric Vehicle Safety (EVS) World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) USA, Japan, Korea, Australia, Canada, China, Malaysia, New Zealand, Russia, and Thailand United States of America, Japan, Republic of Korea, Australia, Canada, People's Republic of China, Malaysia, New Zealand, Russian Federation, and Thailand