Session 10 | Web conference | 25-28 May
1. Adoption of the agenda

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

GRVA-10-01 | GRVA-10: Running order of the agenda
GRVA-10-19 | Information for participation in the web-only May 2021 GRVA session
GRVA-10-20/Rev.1 | Updated agenda for the 10th (May 2021) GRVA session as of 25 May.
GRVA/2021/18 | Agenda for the 10th GRVA session
GRVA/2021/18 | Agenda for the 10th GRVA session
GRVA-10-01 | GRVA-10: Running order of the agenda
GRVA-10-19 | Information for participation in the web-only May 2021 GRVA session
GRVA-10-20/Rev.1 | Updated agenda for the 10th (May 2021) GRVA session as of 25 May.
2. Highlights of the March 2021 session of WP.29

GRVA may wish to be briefed by the secretariat about the highlights of the March 2021 session of WP.29, regarding the activities of the Working Party on Automated/Autonomous and Connected Vehicles (GRVA) and common issues.

GRVA-10-18 | GRVA-related highlights from the March 2021 WP.29 session
WP.29/1157 | Report of WP.29 on its 183rd (March 2021) session
GRVA-10-18 | GRVA-related highlights from the March 2021 WP.29 session
3. Artificial Intelligence in vehicles

GRVA agreed to resume consideration of the informal document submitted by the expert from the Russian Federation and to resume the discussion on this agenda item.

GRVA-09-23 | Artificial intelligence definition and specifics of its application for automated road vehicles
4. Automated/autonomous and connected vehicles
4. (a) Deliverables of the Informal Working Group on Functional Requirements for Automated and Autonomous Vehicles

GRVA may wish to be briefed on the outcome of the recent meeting(s) of the Informal Working Group (IWG) on Functional Requirements for Automated and Autonomous Vehicles (FRAV).

GRVA-10-31/Rev.1 | Status report of the FRAV informal group
GRVA-10-31/Rev.1 | Status report of the FRAV informal group
4. (b) Deliverables of the Informal Working Group on Validation Methods for Automated Driving

GRVA may wish to be briefed on the outcome of the last meetings of the IWG on Validation Methods for Automated Driving (VMAD).

GRVA-10-32 | Status report from the VMAD informal group
GRVA-10-32 | Status report from the VMAD informal group
4. (c) Deliverables of the Informal Working Group on Event Data Recorder / Data Storage Systems for Automated Driving

GRVA may wish to be briefed on the outcome of the last meetings of the IWG on Event Data Recorder / Data Storage Systems for Automated Driving (EDR/DSSAD).

GRVA-10-30 | Status report of the EDR/DSSAD informal group
GRVA-10-30 | Status report of the EDR/DSSAD informal group
4. (d) UN Regulation on Automated Lane Keeping System

GRVA may wish to consider proposals for amendments to UN Regulation No. 157.

GRVA-10-25 | UN R157: Proposal for amendments Proposal from the Special Interest Group on UN R157 to clarify provisions regarding ALKS response to emergency vehicles and interpretation of the term ‘detectable collision’.
GRVA-10-26 | UN R157: Proposal for amendments to document GRVA/2021/03 Revised proposal from the Special Interest Group on UN R157 to extend the scope of the regulation to include all M (passenger) and N (commercial) category vehicles.
GRVA-10-27 | Progressing the Lane Change Discussion in the SIG-ALKS
GRVA-10-34 | Status report of the Special Interest Group on UN R157
GRVA-10-35 | UN R157: Amendments to document GRVA-10-25 Changes introduced per the GRVA deliberations on 26 May regarding ALKS response to emergency vehicles and interpretation of the term ‘detectable collision’.
GRVA-10-36 | UN R157: Amendments to document GRVA-10-26 Changes introduced per the GRVA deliberations on 26 May regarding extension of the scope of the regulation to include all M (passenger) and N (commercial) category vehicles.
GRVA-10-25 | UN R157: Proposal for amendments Proposal from the Special Interest Group on UN R157 to clarify provisions regarding ALKS response to emergency vehicles and interpretation of the term ‘detectable collision’.
GRVA-10-26 | UN R157: Proposal for amendments to document GRVA/2021/03 Revised proposal from the Special Interest Group on UN R157 to extend the scope of the regulation to include all M (passenger) and N (commercial) category vehicles.
GRVA-10-27 | Progressing the Lane Change Discussion in the SIG-ALKS
GRVA-10-34 | Status report of the Special Interest Group on UN R157
GRVA-10-35 | UN R157: Amendments to document GRVA-10-25 Changes introduced per the GRVA deliberations on 26 May regarding ALKS response to emergency vehicles and interpretation of the term ‘detectable collision’.
GRVA-10-36 | UN R157: Amendments to document GRVA-10-26 Changes introduced per the GRVA deliberations on 26 May regarding extension of the scope of the regulation to include all M (passenger) and N (commercial) category vehicles.
GRVA-08-10 | WP.29 AC.2 responses to GRVA requests for guidance
GRVA/2021/3 | UN R157: Proposal for amendments Proposal to expand the scope to include N category vehicles and to apply the minimum performance for service braking systems (5 m/s²) as required in the 11 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 13, for vehicles of the Categories M2, M3, N2 and N3. The overall objective of the former Informal Working Group (IWG) on Automatically Commanded Steering Function (ACSF) was to develop technical requirements for Automated Lane Keeping Systems (ALKS). The initial limitation to passenger cars (M1 category vehicles) was agreed in order to deliver within the given timeline. After having successfully accomplished the work for the system in a first step, the automotive industry has now reviewed and examined the existing requirements under the premise of including all vehicle categories M and N.
4. (e) Other business

GRVA may wish to consider any other proposal, if available.

5. Connected vehicles
5. (a) Cyber security and data protection

GRVA may wish to be briefed on the outcome of the recent meeting(s) of the IWG on Cybersecurity and Over-the-Air issues.

GRVA may wish to review a draft set of technical requirements relevant for the 1998 Agreement Contracting Parties, if any.

GRVA may wish to review other proposals for amendments to UN Regulation No. 155 (Cyber Security and Cyber Security Management System), if any.

GRVA-10-12 | UN R155: Proposal for amendments Proposal to clarify the text with regard to transitional provisions and extension of approvals.
GRVA-10-41 | UN R155: Alternative proposal for amendments Alternative proposal to clarify the text with regard to transitional provisions and extension of approvals in response to document GRVA-10-12.
GRVA-10-12 | UN R155: Proposal for amendments Proposal to clarify the text with regard to transitional provisions and extension of approvals.
GRVA-10-41 | UN R155: Alternative proposal for amendments Alternative proposal to clarify the text with regard to transitional provisions and extension of approvals in response to document GRVA-10-12.
5. (b) Software updates and Over-the-Air issues

GRVA agreed to reconsider a proposal tabled by the expert from France clarifying the applicable provisions to Manufacturers applying alternatives to the Regulation No. X Software Identification Number (RxSWIN).

GRVA/2021/6 | UN R156: Proposal for a supplement Proposal to clarify requirements applicable to alternatives software identifications systems differing from the Regulation No. X Software Identification Number (RxSWIN) defined in the Regulation.
5. (c) Data and vehicle communications

GRVA may wish to resume discussion on the presentation made by the expert from the International Standard Organisation (ISO) on extended vehicles and alternatives.

GRVA-10-09 | AFCAR Secure On-board Telematics Platform (S-OTP) Proposal
5. (d) GRVA may wish to consider any other proposal, if available.
6. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and UN Regulation No. 79
6. (a) Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

GRVA may wish to receive a status report of the Task Force on Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, if any.

GRVA-10-14/Rev.1 | ADAS task force status report to GRVA
GRVA-10-14/Rev.1 | ADAS task force status report to GRVA
WP.29/2021/82 | UN R79: Proposal for a 04 series of amendments Proposal from GRVA to introduce a "risk mitigation function" (RMF) to enable an automated emergency response to driver incapacitation or unresponsiveness during use of an automatically commanded steering function.
GRVA-10-38 | UN R79: Proposal for amendments to document WP.29/2021/82 Reissued proposal (prepared by the GRVA secretariat) from GRVA to introduce a “risk mitigation function” (RMF) to enable an automated emergency response to driver incapacitation or unresponsiveness during use of an automatically commanded steering function.
WP.29-184-05 | UN R79: Proposal for amendments to document GRVA/2021/82 Amendments as agreed during the 10th (May 2021) GRVA session to the proposal to introduce a “risk mitigation function” (RMF) to enable an automated emergency response to driver incapacitation or unresponsiveness during use of an automatically commanded steering function.
6. (b) UN Regulation No. 79 (Steering equipment)

GRVA agreed to resume consideration of the amendment proposal to the 03 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 79, with the provisions on Risk Mitigation Function submitted to WP.29 and the Administrative Committee of the 1958 Agreement (AC.1) for consideration at their June 2021 sessions, subject to reconfirmation by GRVA.

GRVA-10-38 | UN R79: Proposal for amendments to document WP.29/2021/82 Reissued proposal (prepared by the GRVA secretariat) from GRVA to introduce a “risk mitigation function” (RMF) to enable an automated emergency response to driver incapacitation or unresponsiveness during use of an automatically commanded steering function.

GRVA agreed to resume consideration of pending amendment proposals to UN Regulation No. 79.

GRVA-10-13 | UN R79: Proposal for amendments concerning RCP Proposal for an alternative to the actuation of the remote control device for the use of Remote-Controlled Parking functions.
GRVA-10-17 | UN R79: Proposal for a Supplement to the 03 series of amendments This proposal seeks to permit manoeuvring assistance in certain low speed driving situations. The proposal is identical to that briefly presented as document GRVA-07-24 at the seventh session of GRVA (September 2020).
GRVA-10-21 | UN R79: Supplemental justifications for document GRVA/2021/10 Additional justifications for the proposal to allow up to seven seconds to start and perform a lane change.
GRVA-10-22 | UN R79: Proposal for amendments to document GRVA/2021/10 Proposal for amendments to the proposal to allow up to seven seconds between the start of the lane change procedure and the start of the lane change manoeuvre.
GRVA-10-24 | UN R79: Proposal for amendments to document GRVA/2021/8 as amended by document GRVA-09-37 Proposal to clarify the existing text on continued support of an Automatically Commanded Steering Function of Category B1 if the boundary conditions are exceeded. It proposes to clarify that under certain circumstances, e.g. if there are no lane markings present or if the vehicle has already drifted substantially out of the lane such that the lane may no longer be recognized, a continuation of support may no longer be possible or reasonable.
GRVA-10-39 | UN R79: Amendments to document GRVA/2021/12 Reissued proposal (prepared by the GRVA secretariat) to allow continuous movement of the driver as an alternative to the continuous actuation of the remote-control parking device as a means to assure driver attentiveness.
GRVA-10-13 | UN R79: Proposal for amendments concerning RCP Proposal for an alternative to the actuation of the remote control device for the use of Remote-Controlled Parking functions.
GRVA-10-16 | UN R79: Proposal for amendments This document provides an update to ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2021/82 as the draft of an 04 series of amendments to UN-R79 for a Risk Mitigation Function prepared by the Task Force on ADAS. This document is also available in a version with tracked changes as GRVA-10-16/Rev.1 (<a href="https://unece.org/sites/default/files/2021-05/GRVA-10-16-Rev.1.pdf" target="_blank">pdf format</a> and <a href="https://unece.org/sites/default/files/2021-05/GRVA-10-16-Rev.1.docx" target="_blank">docx format</a>).
GRVA-10-17 | UN R79: Proposal for a Supplement to the 03 series of amendments This proposal seeks to permit manoeuvring assistance in certain low speed driving situations. The proposal is identical to that briefly presented as document GRVA-07-24 at the seventh session of GRVA (September 2020).
GRVA-10-21 | UN R79: Supplemental justifications for document GRVA/2021/10 Additional justifications for the proposal to allow up to seven seconds to start and perform a lane change.
GRVA-10-22 | UN R79: Proposal for amendments to document GRVA/2021/10 Proposal for amendments to the proposal to allow up to seven seconds between the start of the lane change procedure and the start of the lane change manoeuvre.
GRVA-10-24 | UN R79: Proposal for amendments to document GRVA/2021/8 as amended by document GRVA-09-37 Proposal to clarify the existing text on continued support of an Automatically Commanded Steering Function of Category B1 if the boundary conditions are exceeded. It proposes to clarify that under certain circumstances, e.g. if there are no lane markings present or if the vehicle has already drifted substantially out of the lane such that the lane may no longer be recognized, a continuation of support may no longer be possible or reasonable.
GRVA-10-39 | UN R79: Amendments to document GRVA/2021/12 Reissued proposal (prepared by the GRVA secretariat) to allow continuous movement of the driver as an alternative to the continuous actuation of the remote-control parking device as a means to assure driver attentiveness.
GRVA/2021/12 | UN R79: Proposal for amendments Proposal to allow continuous movement of the driver as an alternative to the continuous actuation of the remote-control device as a means to assure driver attentiveness.
6. (c) Other business

GRVA may wish to consider any other proposal, if available.

GRVA-10-09 | AFCAR Secure On-board Telematics Platform (S-OTP) Proposal
7. Advanced Emergency Braking Systems

GRVA may wish to receive a status report of the IWGs on AEBS for M1 and N1 vehicles.

GRVA-10-40 | Status report of the AEBS informal group

GRVA may wish to receive a status report of the IWG on AEBS for heavy vehicles.

GRVA-10-37 | Status report of the AEBS-HDV informal group

GRVA may wish to review proposals for amendments to UN Regulation No. 131 (AEBS) and to UN Regulation No. 152 (AEBS for M1 and N1 vehicles), if any.

GRVA-10-03 | UN R152: Proposal for amendments Proposal to clarify AEBS restart, including that an automatic engine restart (stop/start systems) does not require a reactivation of the AEBS, to allow for electromagnetic compatibility demonstration via the 06 series of amendments to UN R10, to move provisions for Indication of an ongoing initialization from the section on failure indications to a separate paragraph, and to make an editorial correction.
GRVA-10-04 | UN R152: Proposal for amendments Proposal to amend provisions related to the AEBS peak braking coefficient.
GRVA-10-05 | UN R152: Proposal for amendments Proposal to align the wording with regard to “dry road affording good adhesion” across the series to avoid confusion with use of “dry road” under different contexts by other regulations.
GRVA-10-03 | UN R152: Proposal for amendments Proposal to clarify AEBS restart, including that an automatic engine restart (stop/start systems) does not require a reactivation of the AEBS, to allow for electromagnetic compatibility demonstration via the 06 series of amendments to UN R10, to move provisions for Indication of an ongoing initialization from the section on failure indications to a separate paragraph, and to make an editorial correction.
GRVA-10-04 | UN R152: Proposal for amendments Proposal to amend provisions related to the AEBS peak braking coefficient.
GRVA-10-05 | UN R152: Proposal for amendments Proposal to align the wording with regard to “dry road affording good adhesion” across the series to avoid confusion with use of “dry road” under different contexts by other regulations.
GRVA-10-37 | Status report of the AEBS-HDV informal group
GRVA-10-40 | Status report of the AEBS informal group
8. UN Regulations Nos. 13, 13-H, 139, 140 and UN GTR No. 8
8. (a) Electronic Stability Control

GRVA agreed to resume consideration on the proposal to amend UN Global Technical Regulation (UN GTR) No. 8, aimed at introducing the testing provisions to accommodate the latest innovations for steering systems.

GRVA/2020/34 | GTR 8: Proposal for Amendment 1 Proposal to introduce provisions for recently developed steering systems that have significantly lower steering gear ratios (i.e. quick steering characteristics).
WP.29/2020/99 | GTR 8: Request for authorization to develop an amendment Request to develop an amendment to the GTR 8 testing provisions to accommodate the latest innovations for steering systems which have significantly low steering gear ratio (i.e. quick steering characteristics).
8. (b) Electromechanical Brakes

GRVA agreed to review a revised proposal for amendments to UN Regulation No. 13 with provisions relevant for the type approval of ElectroMechanical Brakes (EMB), tabled by the expert from the European Association of Automotive Suppliers (CLEPA).

GRVA-10-23 | UN Regulation No. 13 and Electro-Mechanical Brakes
GRVA/2020/21 | UN R13: Proposal for Supplement 17 to the 11 series of amendments Proposal to introduce requirements for the type approval of Electro-Mechanical Braking (EMB) systems.
GRVA-10-23 | UN Regulation No. 13 and Electro-Mechanical Brakes
8. (c) Clarifications

GRVA may wish to review amendments to UN Regulations No. 13, 13-H, 139 or 140, if available.

GRVA-10-08 | UN R13: Proposal for amendments Proposal to establish requirements for automatic activation of the parking brake to address safety of drivers leaving the occupant cabin.
GRVA-10-15 | Advanced axles in trailers: New technologies to reduce CO2 emissions for vehicle combinations
GRVA-10-33 | UN R13: Proposal for amendments to document GRVA-09-04 Input on the proposal from Germany to require electrically operated parking brake systems to automatically activate when the driver leaves the vehicle cabin and/or the motor is stopped.
GRVA-10-08 | UN R13: Proposal for amendments Proposal to establish requirements for automatic activation of the parking brake to address safety of drivers leaving the occupant cabin.
GRVA-10-15 | Advanced axles in trailers: New technologies to reduce CO2 emissions for vehicle combinations
GRVA-10-33 | UN R13: Proposal for amendments to document GRVA-09-04 Input on the proposal from Germany to require electrically operated parking brake systems to automatically activate when the driver leaves the vehicle cabin and/or the motor is stopped.
9. Motorcycle braking
9. (a) UN Global Technical Regulation No. 3

GRVA may wish to review any proposal related to UN Global Technical Regulation (GTR) No. 3, if any.

9. (b) UN Regulation No. 78

GRVA may wish to review any proposal related to UN Regulation No. 78, if any.

GRVA-10-11 | UN R78: Proposal for a new Supplement to the 04 and 05 series of amendments Proposal to align UN R78 with the latest amendment to UN R13-H regarding deceleration thresholds for activation of stop lamps under regenerative braking.
GRVA-10-11 | UN R78: Proposal for a new Supplement to the 04 and 05 series of amendments Proposal to align UN R78 with the latest amendment to UN R13-H regarding deceleration thresholds for activation of stop lamps under regenerative braking.
10. UN Regulation No. 90

GRVA agreed to resume consideration of a proposal for amendments to UN Regulation No. 90, tabled by the expert from CLEPA.

GRVA-10-28 | UN R90: Proposal for amendments to document GRVA/2021/15 ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRVA/2021/15 was prepared by the expert from the European Association of Automotive Suppliers (CLEPA) to resolve the problem of fulfilling increasingly difficult Conformity of Production (CoP) routine obligations caused by unavailability of the specifically prescribed hardware.
GRVA-10-29 | Conformity of Production provisions under UN R90
GRVA/2021/15 | UN R90: Proposal for a new Supplement to the 01 and 02 Series of Amendments Proposal to replace the specification of the type and size of brake caliper and brake disc for brake lining CoP assessment with specifications for a pad area and thickness of the original approval. The original specification corresponds to obsolete caliper and rotor configurations no longer in widespread use.
GRVA-10-29 | Conformity of Production provisions under UN R90
GRVA-10-28 | UN R90: Proposal for amendments to document GRVA/2021/15 ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRVA/2021/15 was prepared by the expert from the European Association of Automotive Suppliers (CLEPA) to resolve the problem of fulfilling increasingly difficult Conformity of Production (CoP) routine obligations caused by unavailability of the specifically prescribed hardware.
11. Exchange of views on guidelines and relevant national activities

GRVA may wish to receive information on national activities related to vehicle automation and connectivity, if any.

12. Other business
12. (a) List of priorities concerning GRVA activities

GRVA may wish to review the comments of the European Commission on the priorities of GRVA.

GRVA-10-06 | GRVA priorities as of May 2021 Proposal from the GRVA chair.
WP.29-183-13 | Comments on the WP.29 programme of work
GRVA-10-06 | GRVA priorities as of May 2021 Proposal from the GRVA chair.
WP.29/2020/1/Rev.1 | Revised programme of Work of the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) and its Subsidiary Bodies
12. (b) Framework document on automated/autonomous vehicles (FDAV)

GRVA may wish to review proposals to update the activities and the schedule on automated and autonomous vehicles, if any.

GRVA-10-02/Rev.1 | AV Framework Document: Proposal for revisions to the deliverables table Proposal drafted by the Secretariat pursuant to GRVA deliberations to date.
GRVA-10-02/Rev.1 | AV Framework Document: Proposal for revisions to the deliverables table Proposal drafted by the Secretariat pursuant to GRVA deliberations to date.
12. (c) Any other business

GRVA may wish to consider any other proposals, if available.

GRVA-10-07 | Council of Europe communication to WP.29 regarding automated vehicles Request for WP.29 attention to the Council of Europe Resolution 2346, especially paragraph 11.2 calling on "the GRVA to conduct a human rights impact assessment as part of its preparatory work on the future regulation of autonomous vehicles, as part of a general, comprehensive framework for ensuring that safety is fully maximised during future development and production of autonomous vehicles".
GRVA-10-10 | Background note on Human Rights and responses to Council of Europe AV request Note prepared by the Secretariat to assist deliberation on GRVA response to the request to conduct a human rights impact assessment for automated vehicles.
GRVA-10-07 | Council of Europe communication to WP.29 regarding automated vehicles Request for WP.29 attention to the Council of Europe Resolution 2346, especially paragraph 11.2 calling on "the GRVA to conduct a human rights impact assessment as part of its preparatory work on the future regulation of autonomous vehicles, as part of a general, comprehensive framework for ensuring that safety is fully maximised during future development and production of autonomous vehicles".
GRVA-10-10 | Background note on Human Rights and responses to Council of Europe AV request Note prepared by the Secretariat to assist deliberation on GRVA response to the request to conduct a human rights impact assessment for automated vehicles.