Session 1 | Geneva | 25-28 Sep 2018
Attendance
1. Adoption of the agenda
GRVA/2018/1 | Annotated provisional agenda for the first GRVA session
GRVA-01-01 | GRVA-1: Running order and timetable for the agenda
GRVA-01-13 | GRVA: General information and highlights of the March and June 2018 sessions
GRVA-01-14 | GRVA-1: Updated provisional agenda Consolidated and updated provisional agenda for the first session of GRVA (with informal documents submitted through 19/09/2018).
2. Election of Officers
3. Highlights of the March and June 2018 sessions of WP.29
GRVA-01-13 | GRVA: General information and highlights of the March and June 2018 sessions
4. Exchange of views on vehicle automation related work priorities
WP.29-175-08 | Automated Driving: Proposals for autonomous driving vehicle issue China input regarding the discussions on restructuring WP.29 to address the regulation of automated vehicles and the priorities for work under the 1998 Agreement.
WP.29-175-29 | 1998 Agreement: Updated proposal for new priorities
GRVA-01-03 | GRVA: Discussion Document for the Program of Work
GRVA-01-05 | Rulemaking Topics of the Russian Federation for Automated (Level 3 & 4) and Autonomous (Level 5) Vehicles Proposal of possible topics related to automated vehicles for consideration.
GRVA-01-06 | Automated Driving: Considerations Concerning Lighting and Light-Signalling
GRVA-01-16 | GRVA: General Comments and Suggestions on Working Party on Automated/Autonomous and Connected Vehicles China proposal that GRVA develop its own terms of reference to frame its work, pursue its activities with a preference for GTRs under the 1998 Agreement (while not precluding simultaneous work under the 1958 Agreement), work collegially across all Contracting Parties regardless of adherence to particular Agreements, and to offer its services as vice-chair of GRVA.
GRVA-01-28 | CLEPA/OICA views on GRVA priorities and organization
GRVA-01-32 | GRVA: China’s comments on the structure, work program and meeting arrangement
GRVA-01-33 | Automated vehicles : GRVA priorities Document prepared by the GRVA chair based upon input from various Contracting Parties on possible areas for consideration.
GRVA-01-39 | Confirmation from GRVA on work items for their consideration Document prepared by the GRVA secretariat summarizing the outcome of discussions on topics within the scope of GRVA for consideration by GRVA.
GRVA-01-28/Rev.1 | CLEPA/OICA views on GRVA priorities and organization
5. Exchange of views on technology performance, innovations and relevant national activities
GRVA-01-34 | Guidelines regarding Safety Technology for Automated Vehicles in Japan
GRVA-01-40 | Challenges and proposals for modern vehicles
6. Autonomous/automated and connected vehicles
6. (a) Task Force on Automated Vehicle Testing and subgroups
GRVA-01-07 | Automated Driving: Proposed terms of reference for Subgroup 1 Proposed objectives and guidelines for an informal working group on the physical certification of automated vehicles (i.e., proving ground tests) and audit of manufacturers (certification of the management of safety-critical aspects such as cybersecurity, data protection, and software updates).
GRVA-01-11 | Automated Driving: Proposed Terms of Reference for the Sub-group 2 of the AutoVeh Task Force Proposal for the goals, objectives, and principles for the development of a "real-world test drive" protocol as part of the assessment of automated vehicles.
GRVA-01-35 | Automated vehicle real world test drive-Status report
WP.29-175-21 | Artificial Intelligence and vehicle regulations Discussion document prepared by the WP.29 secretariat.
6. (b) Cyber security and data protection
GRVA-01-17 | Cybersecurity: Draft Recommendation on Cyber Security of the Task Force on Cyber Security and Over-the-air issues
GRVA-01-19 | Final report of the Task Force on CS/OTA
GRVA-01-18 | Software updates: Draft Recommendation on Software Updates of the Task Force on Cyber Security and Over-the-air issues
6. (c) Software updates (incl. Over-The-Air updates)
GRVA-01-18 | Software updates: Draft Recommendation on Software Updates of the Task Force on Cyber Security and Over-the-air issues
GRVA-01-19 | Final report of the Task Force on CS/OTA
6. (d) Automatically Commanded Steering Function
GRVA/2018/2 | UN R79: Proposal for a Supplement Proposal for amendments to the requirements for Automatically Commanded Steering Functions (ACSF) of Category C, introducing specific provisions for the use of a lane change function with a two-step Human Machine Interface (HMI).
GRVA-01-04 | UN R79: Proposal for Supplements to the 02 and 03 series of amendments Proposal to permit the limited use (in non-total control use-cases) of external signals to improve the overall reliability and safety of ACSF functions.
GRVA-01-08 | UN R79: Proposal for revised ToR and RoP of the IWG on ACSF Updated goals and objectives of the Automatically Commanded Steering Functions expert group based upon the work to date, including the possibility to establish requirements for automated lane-keeping functions as a new UN Regulation. The previous terms of reference focused only on amendments to UN R79.
GRVA-01-22 | UN R79: Proposal to amend GRVA/2018/2 (Supplement to the 03 series of amendments) Changes to the proposal for amendments to the requirements for Automatically Commanded Steering Functions (ACSF) of Category C, introducing specific provisions for the use of a lane change function with a two-step Human Machine Interface (HMI).
GRVA-01-24 | Progress report of the group on PTI/roadworthiness provisions for ACSF At its 86th meeting, GRRF recommended to cluster subjects together and form a number of task forces to deal with different issues related to the ACSF work. One task force was devoted to Periodic Technical Inspection (PTI).
GRVA-01-25 | Proposal for PTI on ACSF B2 / Automated Lane Keeping System
GRVA-01-37 | Status report of the ACSF informal group
GRVA-01-36 | UN R79: Proposal for a Corrigendum Proposal for an editorial correction to paragraph 2.4.15.
GRVA-01-08/Rev.1 | Revised terms of reference for the ACSF informal group
6. (e) Complex Electronic (CEL) control system requirements
GRVA-01-20 | UN R79: Proposal for a revision of Annex 6 (CEL) This document presents the output of an informal group of experts reviewing the content of Annex 6 on complex electronic systems. Its purpose is to update Annex 6 to ensure its suitability when used in the assessment of steering systems featuring advances in automation.
7. Advanced Emergency Braking Systems
GRVA/2018/4 | UN R131: Proposal for a new series of amendments Proposal to <ol class="alpha"><li>delete the requirement limiting the speed reduction during the collision-imminent warning phase</li><li>define a time range for the warning function to ensure adequate warning at lower speeds</li><li>introduce specific requirements for the achievable speed reduction for the cases of dry roads and wet roads</li><li>introduce speed reduction requirements at 70 km/h and 40 km/h for dry and wet roads, respectively</li><li>restructure provisions under "Specifications" and "Test Procedure" to enable testing at different speeds</li><li>prevent unintended AEBS deactivation</li><li>delete certain exemptions (to be addressed at national levels)</li></ol> The proposed transitional provisions would make these changes effective by 1 January 2021.
GRVA-01-02 | AEBS: Draft Proposal for a new UN Regulation Interim draft text for a light vehicle AEBS regulation prepared on behalf of the informal group on AEBS. It provides the state of play of the discussions held the informal group up to date. It aims at providing the experts of Working Party on Automated/Autonomous and Connected Vehicles (GRVA) the opportunity to react, comment and contribute to work performed by the informal group until now.
GRVA-01-09 | AEBS for M1/N1 vehicles: Proposal for revised terms of reference Updated proposal for the goals and objectives of the AEBS informal working group, in particular to establish a new UN Regulation in lieu of the initial expectation for amendments to UN R131 on heavy vehicle AEBS.
GRVA-01-10 | Proposals from the IWG on AEBS Status report of the AEBS informal working group including presentation on the draft light vehicle AEBS regulation (document GRVA-01-02).
GRVA-01-21 | UN R131: Industry comments on GRVA/2018/4
GRVA-01-30 | UN R131: Modifications to provisions for heavy-duty vehicle AEBS
GRVA-01-31 | AEBS calculation tool - trucks and coaches
GRVA-01-43 | AEBS Systems on Trucks: Road Safety for user and roadworker Presentation submitted but not delivered during the session raising concerns over the performance of heavy truck AEB systems in recognizing obstacles, especially road work signage.
GRVA-01-44 | Field test AEBS - visibility Video posted on YouTube by the Netherlands traffic authority and related to the presentation on AEBS performance (document GRVA-01-43).
GRVA-01-45 | Field test AEBS - traffic measures Video by the Netherlands traffic authority uploaded to YouTube regarding tests conducted on the performance of heavy truck AEB systems. The video is related to the presentation on the performance of AEBS (document GRVA-01-43).
8. UN Regulations Nos. 13, 13-H, 139 and 140
WP.29-175-04 | UN R139: Proposal to amend the draft Supplement 1 (WP.29/2018/60) Proposal to clarify application of UN R139 to vehicle submitted for approval under the regulation (i.e., equipped with a brake assist system).
8. (a) Electronic Stability Control
WP.29-175-04 | UN R139: Proposal to amend the draft Supplement 1 (WP.29/2018/60) Proposal to clarify application of UN R139 to vehicle submitted for approval under the regulation (i.e., equipped with a brake assist system).
WP.29-175-05 | UN R140: Proposal to amend the draft Supplement 1 (WP.29/2018/61) Proposal to clarify the scope of UN R140 to vehicles submitted for approval under the Regulation (i.e., vehicles equipped with ESC).
8. (b) Modular Vehicle Combinations
GRVA-01-23 | Modular vehicle combinations: Progress report of the MVC informal group Request for input regarding relaunch of the Modular Vehicle Combinations informal group whose work was interrupted due to prioritization of work on Automatically Commanded Steering Systems (ACSF).
8. (c) Clarifications
GRVA-01-27 | UN R13: Alternative approach - Type IIA for Battery Electric Vehicles Discussion presentation for adapting UN R13 to electric vehicle systems with regard to the required state of charge of the vehicle battery under downhill and endurance braking test procedures.
8. (d) Other business
9. Motorcycle braking
9. (a) UN Global Technical Regulation No. 3
GRVA/2018/9 | GTR 3: Proposal for an amendment Proposal to align GTR No. 3 with technical progress, addressing among others: electromagnetic compatibility/immunity of ABS-systems, ABS performance requirements for category 3-5 vehicles (three-wheelers), uniform requirements for equipment such Emergency Stop Signal and the means to disable the ABS, if equipped. This amendment aims to harmonize GTR with recent amendments made to UN Regulation No. 78 while addressing its use under self-certification compliance systems.
9. (b) UN Regulation No. 78
GRVA-01-42 | UN R78: Proposal for amendments Proposal to introduce activation of stop lamps under more conditions than application of the service brake only (e.g. also by regenerative braking).
GRRF-86-35 | UN R78: Proposal for amendments Updated version of document GRRF/2017/14 to amend UN R78 with regard to stop lamp activation. IMMA has proposed (document GRE/2015/42) to allow stop lamp activation under UN R53 through means other than application of the brakes (e.g., by electric vehicle regenerative braking). This proposal accordingly amends UN R78 regarding generation of the brake signal.
10. UN Regulation No. 79
GRVA/2018/3 | UN R79: Proposal for a supplement Proposal to introduce provisions in UN Regulation No. 79 (Steering equipment) for the approval of Remote Control Manoeuvring (RCM) systems.
GRVA-01-26 | UN R79: Proposal for amendments to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRVA/2018/3 Proposal to clarify that M<sub>1</sub> and N<sub>1</sub> not approved as category G may be equipped with Remote Controlled Maneuvering systems provided they meet the requirements to be classified as such.
GRVA-01-38 | UN R79: Proposal for amendments based on GRRF-86-13 GRVA-1 agreed to reconsider based upon a formal document at GRVA-2 taking into account particularly concerns over the impact of the filtering change on tolerances and interpretation of results.
GRRF-86-13 | UN R79: Proposal for amendments Proposal from Germany and the Republic of Korea to resolve measurement concerns in the test requirements for ACSF of Category B1 and C. The proposal addresses issues identified in Annex 8, improves reproducibility and robustness of the procedures, fills in gaps in the test cases, and provides additional details on measuring equipment and test execution.
11. UN Regulation No. 89
12. UN Regulation No. 90
GRVA/2018/12 | UN R90: Proposal for a Supplement to the 02 series of amendments Proposal to align the text in Annex 7 with UN R78 and to insert the reference to the L<sub>6</sub> and L<sub>7</sub> vehicle categories to respond to requests from the industry for type approval for the replacement brake lining assembly for these vehicles.
GRVA-01-12 | UN R90: Proposal for a Supplement to the 02 series of amendments Proposal to correct editorial errors and to insert the word "tolerance" in para. 2.3.3.4.1. The editorial errors originated with documents WP29/2016/58 (relating to GRRF-80-37), GRRF/2015/22 and GRRF-81-04-Rev.1.
GRVA-01-15 | UN R90: Proposal for a Supplement to the 02 Series of Amendments Proposal to align the provisions of UN R90 related to approval numbers and markings with the provisions of Schedule 4 to the 1958 Agreement.
GRVA-01-41 | UN R90: Proposal for a Supplement to the 02 series of amendments Proposal to align the provisions of UN R90 related to approval numbers and markings with the provisions of Schedule 4 to the 1958 Agreement.
13. Revision 3 of the 1958 Agreement
GRVA-01-15 | UN R90: Proposal for a Supplement to the 02 Series of Amendments Proposal to align the provisions of UN R90 related to approval numbers and markings with the provisions of Schedule 4 to the 1958 Agreement.
13. (a) Implementation of new provisions in Revision 3 to the 1958 Agreement
13. (b) International Whole Vehicle Type Approval
GRVA-01-15 | UN R90: Proposal for a Supplement to the 02 Series of Amendments Proposal to align the provisions of UN R90 related to approval numbers and markings with the provisions of Schedule 4 to the 1958 Agreement.
GRVA-01-41 | UN R90: Proposal for a Supplement to the 02 series of amendments Proposal to align the provisions of UN R90 related to approval numbers and markings with the provisions of Schedule 4 to the 1958 Agreement.
14. Remaining activities from the former Working Party on Brake and Running Gear (handover period)
14. (a) Tyres
GRVA/2018/5 | UN R117: Proposal for a Supplement Proposal to update certain Standard Reference Test Tyre (SRTT) denominations, to remove the distinction between the two Class C3 tyres, to clarify the text and remove the reference to tyres "not marked with speed symbol". <span style="color:orange">This document will be handled by GRB during its 68th session and is referenced under GRVA due to the "conversion" of GRRF.</span>
GRVA/2018/6 | UN R30: Proposal for a Supplement Proposal to introduce a definition for "Extended Mobility Tyre" based on a new "minimum requirement" performance test procedure with the relevant pictogram to be used to properly distinguish such tyres. <span style="color:orange">This document will be handled by GRB during its 68th session and is referenced under GRVA due to the "conversion" of GRRF.</span>
GRVA/2018/7 | UN R64: Proposal for a Supplement Proposal to amend UN R64 in line with the introduction of the "extended mobility tyre" into UN R30 (see document GRVA/2018/6). <span style="color:orange">This document will be handled by GRB during its 68th session and is referenced under GRVA due to the "conversion" of GRRF.</span>
GRVA/2018/8 | UN R106: Proposal for amendments Proposal to<ol class="alpha"><li>modify the scope with regard to Category S and R agricultural vehicles,</li><li>modify the paragraph numbering (and related footnotes) to improve text clarity,</li><li>to correct an error in Annex 5 Table 7 where "35x16" should read "36x16",</li><li>amend Annex 7 Part E to address variations of load-carrying capacity for tyres for construction applications (industrial tractors or skid-steers / mini-loaders) with speed category symbol “D”.</li></ol> <span style="color:orange">This document will be handled by GRB during its 68th session and is referenced under GRVA due to the "conversion" of GRRF.</span>
14. (b) Mechanical couplings
GRVA/2018/10 | UN R55: Proposal for Supplement 8 to the 01 Series of Amendments Proposal to correct Revision 2 of UN R55 to align with the text of Supplement 04 to 01 series of amendments. This proposal removes a subparagraph under paragraph 13.1 that should not have been included in the Revision.
GRVA/2018/11 | UN R55: Proposal for a Supplement to the 01 series of Amendments Annex 1 of UN R55 concerns the type approval communication form. Item 9.3. requires information “For Class A mechanical coupling devices or components, including towing brackets”. Poland proposes to add “if applicable” to the description in order to avoid interpretations that brackets must be part of the approval (i.e., the approval may concern the coupling ball without additional attachments).
GRVA-01-29 | UN R55: Proposal to adapt transitional provisions to the 1958 Agreement
15. Other business