Session 81 | Video conference | 9-12 Jun 2020
Attendance
1. Adoption of the agenda

In accordance with Chapter III, Rule 7 of the Rules of Procedure (TRANS/WP.29/690/Rev.1) of the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29), the first item on the provisional agenda is the adoption of the agenda.

GRPE-81-02/Rev.3 | GRPE-81: Updated annotated provisional agenda for the June 2020 session
GRPE-81-03 | GPRE-81: Running order of the agenda for the June 2020 session
GRPE-81-04 | GRPE-81: Information for remote participation in the June 2020 session
GRPE-81-05 | Special procedures for running the 81st GRPE session
GRPE-81-25 | GRPE: Information for 82 GRPE meeting by Secretariat
GRPE/2020/9 | GRPE: Annotated provisional agenda for the 81st (June 2020) session
GRPE-81-02/Rev.3 | GRPE-81: Updated annotated provisional agenda for the June 2020 session
2. Report on the last sessions of the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29).

The Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) may agree to consider a brief oral report by the secretariat about the highlights of the March 2020 session of WP.29 on issues related to GRPE.

GRPE-81-07/Rev.1 | WP.29 highlights of significance to GRPE
3. Light vehicles
3. (a) UN Regulations Nos. 68, 83, 101 and 103

GRPE may wish to consider a proposal from the expert of the International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA) to amend the 05, 06 and 07 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 83. The proposal aims at permitting the usage of the calibration and maintenance intervals from UN GTR No. 15 for test facilities capable of testing to that UN GTR.

GRPE-81-21 | UN R83: Proposal for amendments to the 05, 06 and 07 series of amendments (supersedes GRPE/2020/10)
GRPE/2020/10 | UN R83: Proposal for a new Supplement to the 05, 06 and 07 series of amendments Proposal to permit the use of the calibration and maintenance intervals from UN GTR No. 15 for test facilities capable of testing to that UN GTR.

GRPE may wish to consider two proposals prepared by the expert from CITA to amend UN Regulation No. 24 (and UN Regulation No.83), in order to include PN reference values that could be used, for example, during Periodic Technical Inspection (PTI) test

GRPE-81-19 | UN R83: Proposal for amendments to the 07 series of amendments Defines a reference value for particle number measurement.

GRPE may wish to consider one proposal from the IWG on WLTP and another from OICA to clarify the use of UN Regulation on WLTP

GRPE-81-29/Rev.1 | WLTP: Clarification of points regarding “UN Regulation WLTP“ UNR WLTP having features that have not been seen before in Regulations of the 1958 Agreement and GRPE therefore decided to commission this document to assist all users of this Regulation in their understanding. UNR WLTP will have 3 Levels. There are two regional Levels (contained within Level 1), and one harmonised Level (Level 2). The regional Levels reflect the current (at the time of adoption) emissions legislation in the EU (Level 1A) and in Japan (Level 1B). The harmonised level is the only level which will be accepted as part of an approval to Regulation 0 (International Whole Vehicle Type Approval – IWVTA)
GRPE-81-30 | WLTP: Clarification of points regarding “UN Regulation WLTP“ Reflects the specific views and concerns of the vehicle industry with respect to certain parts of UN R WLTP
GRPE-81-35 | WLTP: Proposal to amend GRPE-81-29
GRPE-81-36 | WLTP: Options for clarification documents Secretary guidance as to how clarification documents can be referenced in WP29
GRPE/2020/10 | UN R83: Proposal for a new Supplement to the 05, 06 and 07 series of amendments Proposal to permit the use of the calibration and maintenance intervals from UN GTR No. 15 for test facilities capable of testing to that UN GTR.
GRPE-81-21 | UN R83: Proposal for amendments to the 05, 06 and 07 series of amendments (supersedes GRPE/2020/10)
WP.29/2020/92 | WLTP: Proposal for amendments to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2020/77 Proposal to correct errors and clarify provisions in the draft UN Regulation on WLTP.
WP.29/2020/93 | WLTP: Proposal for amendments to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2020/78 Proposal to correct errors and clarify provisions of the draft 01 series of amendments to the draft UN Regulation on WLTP.
GRPE-81-30 | WLTP: Clarification of points regarding “UN Regulation WLTP“ Reflects the specific views and concerns of the vehicle industry with respect to certain parts of UN R WLTP
GRPE-81-35 | WLTP: Proposal to amend GRPE-81-29
GRPE-81-29/Rev.1 | WLTP: Clarification of points regarding “UN Regulation WLTP“ UNR WLTP having features that have not been seen before in Regulations of the 1958 Agreement and GRPE therefore decided to commission this document to assist all users of this Regulation in their understanding. UNR WLTP will have 3 Levels. There are two regional Levels (contained within Level 1), and one harmonised Level (Level 2). The regional Levels reflect the current (at the time of adoption) emissions legislation in the EU (Level 1A) and in Japan (Level 1B). The harmonised level is the only level which will be accepted as part of an approval to Regulation 0 (International Whole Vehicle Type Approval – IWVTA)
GRPE-81-36 | WLTP: Options for clarification documents Secretary guidance as to how clarification documents can be referenced in WP29
GRPE-81-19 | UN R83: Proposal for amendments to the 07 series of amendments Defines a reference value for particle number measurement.
3. (b) UN Global Technical Regulations Nos. 15 and 19

GRPE may wish to consider a proposal from the IWG on WLTP for Amendment 6 to UN GTR No. 15.

GRPE-81-10 | GTR 15: Proposal to amend sub23 nm particle provisions of the draft Amendment 6 Proposal from the Particle Measurement Programme informal group to:<ul><li>Modify the existing solid PN measurement methodology having a 50% cut-off size at 23 nm (SPN23) in order to allow the use of catalyzed volatile particle remover (VPR) and introduce minor improvements, and</li><li>Include as a second option a solid PN measurement methodology with a 65% cut-off size at 10 nm (SPN10).</li></ul>
GRPE-81-11 | GTR 15: Explanatory note on sub23 nm particle proposals
GRPE-81-14 | GTR 15 : Proposal for revisions to the draft Amendment 6 (GRPE/2020/14) Document also available in PDF and word versions with track changes http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/trans/doc/2020/wp29grpe/GRPE-81-14e_track.pdf http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/trans/doc/2020/wp29grpe/GRPE-81-14e_track.docx
GRPE-81-15 | GTR 15: Technical Report to Amendment 6
GRPE/2020/14 | GTR 15: Proposal for Amendment 6 Proposal from the Informal Working Group (IWG) on Worldwide harmonized Light vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP) to amend GTR 15 in accordance with Phase 2 of its mandate for the development of the regulation. Versions of this proposal are also available with track changes in <a href="https://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/trans/doc/2020/wp29grpe/ECE-TRANS-WP29-GRPE-2020-14e_Track.pdf" target="_blank">pdf</a> and <a href="https://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/trans/doc/2020/wp29grpe/ECE-TRANS-WP29-GRPE-2020-14e_Track.docx" target="_blank">docx</a> formats.

GRPE will receive a status report on the activities of the IWG on WLTP.

GRPE-81-20/Rev.1 | WLTP: Status and Final report of IWG
GRPE-81-10 | GTR 15: Proposal to amend sub23 nm particle provisions of the draft Amendment 6 Proposal from the Particle Measurement Programme informal group to:<ul><li>Modify the existing solid PN measurement methodology having a 50% cut-off size at 23 nm (SPN23) in order to allow the use of catalyzed volatile particle remover (VPR) and introduce minor improvements, and</li><li>Include as a second option a solid PN measurement methodology with a 65% cut-off size at 10 nm (SPN10).</li></ul>
3. (c) Worldwide harmonized Real Driving Emissions test procedure

GRPE may wish to consider a proposal from the IWG on Global RDE for a new UN Regulation on Global RDE.

GRPE-81-16 | RDE: Proposal for revision to proposed UN Regulation on real driving emissions (GRPE/2020/15) Document also available in PDF and word versions with track changes http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/trans/doc/2020/wp29grpe/GRPE-81-16e_track.pdf http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/trans/doc/2020/wp29grpe/GRPE-81-16e_track.docx
GRPE-81-17 | RDE: IWG status report
GRPE-81-26 | RDE: Template for UN Regulation on RDE reporting file
GRPE/2020/15 | RDE: Proposal for a new UN Regulation on uniform provisions concerning the approval of light duty passenger and commercial vehicles with regards to real driving emissions (RDE) Proposal from the European Commission and Japan for a new UN Regulation based on discussions with the Informal Working Group on Global Real Driving Emissions.

GRPE will receive a status report on the activities of the IWG on RDE.

4. Heavy-duty vehicles
4. (a) UN Regulations Nos. 49 and 132

GRPE may wish to consider proposals to amend UN Regulations Nos. 49 and 132, if any.

4. (b) UN Global Technical Regulations Nos. 4, 5 and 10

GRPE may wish to consider proposals to amend UN GTRs Nos. 4, 5 and 10, if any.

4. (c) Worldwide provisions for Heavy Duty vehicles Fuel Economy

GRPE may wish to receive a status report on the activities of harmonized provision for heavy duty vehicles fuel economy, if any.

5. UN Regulations Nos. 24, 85, 115, 133 and 143

GRPE may wish to consider a proposal prepared by the expert from OICA to amend UN Regulation No. 85. The proposal aims at permitting the usage of the gaseous reference fuels described in UN Regulation No. 83 in order to reduce potential testing complexity.

GRPE/2020/13 | UN R85: Proposal for a new Supplement Proposal to permit the use of the gaseous reference fuels described in UN R83 in order to reduce potential testing complexity.

GRPE may wish to consider a proposal prepared by the expert from Liquid Gas Europe to amend UN Regulation No. 115. The proposal proposes to clarify in UN Regulation No.115 provisions for hybrid electric vehicles.

GRPE-81-37 | UN R115: Proposal to extend the provisions in the proposal for a new Supplement (GRPE/2020/11)
GRPE/2020/11 | UN R115: Proposal for a new Supplement Proposal to clarify that the correct procedure for a type I test of a hybrid electric vehicle under UN R115 shall take into account Annex 14 of UN R83.

GRPE may wish to consider two proposals prepared by the expert from CITA to amend UN Regulation No. 24 (and UN Regulation No.83), in order to include PN reference values that could be used, for example, during Periodic Technical Inspection (PTI) test

GRPE-81-18 | UN R24: Proposal for amendments to Supplement 5 to the 03 series of amendments Provisions to define a reference value for particle number

GRPE may wish to consider a proposal prepared by the expert from OICA to amend UN Regulation No. 24, proposing to remove UN Regulation No. 24 from the scope of the 06 series of Amendments to UN Regulation No. 49.

GRPE-81-28 | UN R24: Proposal to exclude UN R24 from the scope of UN R49 -06 engine emissions
6. Agricultural and forestry tractors, non-road mobile machinery
6. (a) UN Regulations Nos. 96 and 120

GRPE may wish to consider proposals to amend UN Regulations Nos. 96 and 120, if any.

6. (b) UN Global Technical Regulation No. 11

GRPE may wish to consider proposals to amend UN GTR No. 11, if any.

7. Particle Measurement Programme (PMP)

GRPE will receive a status report from the IWG on PMP.

GRPE-81-10 | GTR 15: Proposal to amend sub23 nm particle provisions of the draft Amendment 6 Proposal from the Particle Measurement Programme informal group to:<ul><li>Modify the existing solid PN measurement methodology having a 50% cut-off size at 23 nm (SPN23) in order to allow the use of catalyzed volatile particle remover (VPR) and introduce minor improvements, and</li><li>Include as a second option a solid PN measurement methodology with a 65% cut-off size at 10 nm (SPN10).</li></ul>
GRPE-81-12 | Brake emissions protocol status update and proposal The first part of the PMP Brake Protocol for measuring brake particle emissions and addresses items using a new WLTP-Brake Cycle in conjunction with an inertia dynamometer test. The PMP Brake protocol will include three sections aiming to provide a comprehensive protocol for testing facilities:<ul><li>Inertia Dynamometer Protocol to Measure and Characterise Brake Emissions Using the WLTP-Brake Cycle;</li><li>Part 2: Minimum Requirements and Guidelines for Sampling and Measurement of Brake Emissions for Particle Number and Particle Mass;</li><li>Part 3: Reporting Test Results from Brake Emissions Testing.</li></ul>
GRPE-81-13 | Proposal to amend the PMP informal group terms of reference Proposal to update the PMP mandate with a view to delivering the following results:<ul><li>Proposal for a new methodology for exhaust PN measurement with a d50 cut-off size reduced to 10 nm: June 2020</li><li>Proposal for HD raw exhaust PN sampling and extension of sub-23 nm procedure to HD engines: January 2021</li><li>Proposal for LD PN-PEMS 10 nm specifications : June 2021 (tbc)</li><li>Proposal for a common test procedure for the measurement of particle brake emissions from conventional ICE LDVs: December 2021.</li></ul>
GRPE-81-31 | PMP: IWG Status report
8. Motorcycles and mopeds
8. (a) UN Regulations Nos. 40 and 47

GRPE may wish to consider proposals to amend UN Regulations Nos. 40 and 47, if any.

8. (b) UN Global Technical Regulations Nos. 2, 17 and 18

GRPE may wish to consider a proposal by the IWG on EPPR for Amendment 1 to UN GTR No. 18.

GRPE-81-24/Rev.2 | UN GTR18: Proposal for Amendment 1 (supersedes GRPE/2020/17) Document also available in PDF and word versions with track changes http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/trans/doc/2020/wp29grpe/GRPE-81-24r2e_track.pdf http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/trans/doc/2020/wp29grpe/GRPE-81-24r2e_track.docx
GRPE/2020/17 | GTR 18: Proposal for Amendment 1 Proposal to introduce OBD2 provisions for two and three wheeled vehicles.
8. (c) Environmental and Propulsion Performance Requirements for L-Category Vehicles

GRPE will receive a status report from the IWG on EPPR.

GRPE-81-22 | EPPR: Status report of IWG

GRPE may wish to consider amendments to the terms of reference and rules of
procedure for IWG on EPPR

GRPE-81-23/Rev.1 | EPPR: Amendments to the terms of reference and rules of procedure for IWG
9. Electric Vehicles and the Environment (EVE)
9. (a) UN GTR on the Determination of Electrified Vehicle Power (DEVP)

GRPE may wish to consider a proposal by the IWG on EVE for a new UN GTR on DEVP.

GRPE-81-27 | DEVP: List of amendments to proposal for a new UN GTR (GRPE/2020/12) List of proposed amendments for a new UN GTR on the determination of system power of hybrid electric vehicles and of pure electric vehicles Document also available in PDF and word versions with track changes http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/trans/doc/2020/wp29grpe/GRPE-81-27e_track.pdf http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/trans/doc/2020/wp29grpe/GRPE-81-27e_track.docx
GRPE-81-33 | DEVP: Background to development of the new UN GTR
GRPE/2020/12 | Proposal for a new UN GTR on the determination of system power of hybrid electric vehicles and of pure electric vehicles Proposal for a new UN GTR on the determination of system power of hybrid electric vehicles and of pure electric vehicles having more than one electric machine for propulsion -Determination of Electrified Vehicle Power (DEVP)
9. (b) Other activities of IWG on EVE

GRPE will receive a status report from the IWG on EVE.

GRPE-81-32 | Status report of the EVE informal group
GRPE-81-32 | Status report of the EVE informal group
10. Mutual Resolution No. 2

GRPE may wish to consider a proposal to amend Mutual Resolution No. 2 (M.R.2), if any.

11. International Whole Vehicle Type Approval (IWVTA)

GRPE will receive a report by its Ambassador or its Chair on IWVTA.

12. Vehicle Interior Air Quality (VIAQ)

GRPE may wish to consider a proposal to amend Mutual Resolution No. 3 (M.R.3) Concerning Vehicle Interior Air Quality (VIAQ).

GRPE-81-08 | VIAQ informal group status report
GRPE-81-09/Rev.1 | Proposal for revised VIAQ informal group terms of reference Proposal for a "Stage 3" mandate to further develop vehicle interior air quality measures.
GRPE/2020/16 | VIAQ: Proposal for an amendment to Mutual Resolution (M.R.3) of the 1958 and the 1998 Agreements Proposal to update MR3 towards promoting the harmonization of test procedures for the measurement of interior air emissions emitted from interior materials and of exhaust gases entering into the interior cabin.

GRPE will receive a status report from the IWG on VIAQ.

13. Lifetime compliance

GRPE may wish to consider a proposal on the topic of lifetime compliance, if any.

14. Priority topics for GRPE activities

GRPE may wish to receive an update from the Chair and secretariat on the latest status of the draft priority topics for GRPE activities.

GRPE-81-06/Rev.1 | GRPE priority issues list
GRPE-81-34 | GRPE priority issues list : comments on GRPE-81-06
14. Priority topics for GRPE activities

GRPE may wish to receive an update from the Chair and secretariat on the latest status of the draft priority topics for GRPE activities.

15. Election of Officers

In compliance with Rule 37 of the Rules of Procedure (TRANS/WP.29/690/Rev.1), GRPE will elect the Chair and Vice-Chair of the sessions scheduled for the year 2021.

15. Election of Officers

In compliance with Rule 37 of the Rules of Procedure (TRANS/WP.29/690/Rev.1), GRPE will elect the Chair and Vice-Chair of the sessions scheduled for the year 2022.

16. Any other business

GRPE may wish to consider any other proposals, if any.

16. Any other business

GRPE may wish to consider any other proposals, if any.

17. Next GRPE session