Working Party
Session 55 | Geneva | 7-9 Feb 2012
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GRB/53
Report of the GRB on its 55th session
07 Apr 2012 Working Party Report Report of the Working Party on Noise from its February 2012 session. GRB-2012-0053
GRB-55-01
Japanese Position on new limit values for 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51 (Japan)
11 Jan 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions Table offering the Japanese position on new limit values for 03 series of amendments to Regulation No.51. The limit values are based on the TNO assessment study and German proposal with sub-categories proposed by Japan based upon a database of noise levels of Japanese vehicles. GRB-55-0001
GRB-55-02
Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 9 (IMMA)
31 Jan 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Three-Wheeled Cycle Noise Three-Wheeled Cycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Category L2, L4 and L5 Vehicles with Regard to Noise Motorcycle Noise Motorcycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with regard to Noise This revised proposal of UN R9 from the IMMA contains the assimilation of the original regulations and their amendments and updates to take into consideration the revision of the test methods in UN R41. GRB-55-0002
GRB-55-03
Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 63 (IMMA)
31 Jan 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Two-wheeled Moped Noise Moped Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Two-wheeled Mopeds with regard to Noise Motorcycle Noise Motorcycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with regard to Noise This revised proposal of UN R63 from the IMMA contains the assimilation of the original regulations and their amendments and updates to take into consideration the revision of the test methods in UN R41. GRB-55-0003
GRB-55-04
Proposal for draft amendments to Regulation No. 51 - 03 series (China)
02 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions Proposal for changes to the definitions of vehicle type (adding tire dimensions), 'pre-acceleration', and reference points (para. 2.11) and to the Annex 10 test procedures for medium to heavy vehicles. GRB-55-0004
GRB-55-05
Discussion for limit values of ECE R51 – 03 series (CATARC)
03 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions Presentation by the China Automotive Technology and Research Center. GRB-55-0005
GRB-55-05/Rev.1
Discussion for limit values of ECE R51 – 03 series (Revised) (CATARC)
09 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions Revised presentation by the China Automotive Technology and Research Center (CATARC) on proposed new noise limit values. GRB-55-0005/Rev.1
GRB-55-06
Proposal for amendments to R.E.3-Revision 2 (Russia)
06 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles Consolidated Resolution RE3 Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3) Russia proposes changes to the Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3) concerning specifications of category G for road tractors, formulation of requirements on noise; measurement of vehicle internal noise, and recommended permissible levels of vehicle internal noise. GRB-55-0006
GRB-55-07
CEDR Project Group Noise: Value for Money in Noise Abatement (Norway)
05 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions Presentation by the Norwegian Public Roads Administration on noise abatement activities of the Conference of European Directors of Roads. GRB-55-0007
GRB-55-08
Proposal for corrigenda to the 04 series of amendments to Regulation No. 41 (Russia)
06 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Motorcycle Noise Motorcycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with regard to Noise Russia submitted this proposal to address concerns over uniformity in the concepts of “vehicle type concerning noise”, terms "noise" and "sound" and a structure for presenting the provisions. GRB-55-0008
GRB-55-09
Proposal for draft 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51 (OICA)
07 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions This proposal would revise the transitional provisions of the proposed 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51 (see GRB/2012/2). OICA believes the preceding text may create problems in the granting or accepting of type approvals under the previous series. GRB-55-0009
GRB-55-10
Japanese proposal on R51 limit values (JASIC)
08 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions JASIC presentation in support of Japanese positions for the 03 series of the UN regulation on vehicle noise (UN R51). The presentation addresses a three-stage, six-year transition to more stringent noise limitations and proposes additional vehicle subcategories. GRB-55-0010
GRB-55-10/Rev.1
Japanese proposal on R51 limit values (Revised) (JASIC)
09 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions Updated JASIC presentation in support of Japanese positions for the 03 series of the UN regulation on vehicle noise (UN R51). The presentation addresses a three-stage, six-year transition to more stringent noise limitations and proposes additional vehicle subcategories. GRB-55-0010/Rev.1
GRB-55-11
ASEP test results: Replacement exhaust systems (CLEPA)
08 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Replacement Silencing Systems Replacement Silencing Systems Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Replacement Silencing Systems CLEPA presentation of the results of its noise-emission tests on seven vehicles comparing original equipment and replacement (aftermarket) silencing systems (mufflers) under the "Additional Sound Emissions Provisions" test procedure. GRB-55-0011
GRB-55-12
Proposed terms of reference for QRTV GTR informal group (USA)
08 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Objectives for the proposed working group to develop a global regulation for "quiet road transport vehicles". In principle, the GTR would prescribe acoustic measures(audible vehicle alert systems or AVAS) for moving vehicles in electric mode to signal their presence. GRB-55-0012
GRB-55-12/Rev.1
Revised proposal for terms of reference for the QRTV GTR informal group (USA)
09 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Revised version of the scope, objectives, and procedures for the proposed working group on global noise standards for hybrid, electric, and similar "quiet vehicles". GRB-55-0012/Rev.1
GRB-55-13
Current Status of Noise Regulation Review in Japan (MoE-Japan)
08 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Tire Rolling Sound Emissions, Adhesion on Wet Surfaces, and Rolling Resistance Tire Noise, Wet Adhesion, and Rolling Resistance Uniform provisions concerning the approval of tyres with regard to rolling sound emissions and/or to adhesion on wet surfaces and/or to rolling resistance Japanese Ministry of the Environment presentation concerning the status of work on new motorcycle noise and tire rolling noise regulations. GRB-55-0013
GRB-55-14
Draft Recommendations for a GTR on Audible Vehicle Alerting Systems
09 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Draft recommendations of the Informal Working Group on Quiet Road Transport Vehicles (QRTV) concerning the viability of "quiet vehicle" audible acoustic alerting systems, their acoustic parameters and the prospects for a harmonized global technical regulation. GRB-55-0014
GRB-55-15
New EU Regulation for the approval of 2-3 wheel vehicles and UNECE Regulations on sound level (EC)
08 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Motorcycle Noise Motorcycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with regard to Noise Motorcycle Emissions and Fuel Consumption WMTC Measurement procedure for two-wheeled motorcycles equipped with a positive or compression ignition engine with regard to the emission of gaseous pollutants, CO2 emissions and fuel consumption Two-wheeled Moped Noise Moped Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Two-wheeled Mopeds with regard to Noise Three-Wheeled Cycle Noise Three-Wheeled Cycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Category L2, L4 and L5 Vehicles with Regard to Noise Overview of European Commission program to rework the regulatory environmental and safety framework for L-category vehicles. GRB-55-0015
GRB-55-16
Reducing Noise Emissions from Motor Vehicles: New EU Legislative proposal (EC)
07 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions European Commission presentation on plans for adopting new noise emissions test procedures, limit values, and minimum noise requirements for quiet vehicles. GRB-55-0016
GRB-55-17
ASEP test results: Alternatives for replacement exhaust systems (CLEPA)
09 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Climate Change and Transport Climate Change Not applicable. Discussion topic only. CLEPA presentation on two alternatives for the application of "additional sound emission provisions" (ASEP) to replacement silencing systems. GRB-55-0017
GRB-55-18
Proposal of transitional provisions (OICA)
10 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions Proposal of transitional provisions for the 03 series of UN R51 on vehicle noise. Importantly, the proposal seeks to address the handling of transitions and extensions between the 02 and 03 series, perhaps offering a template for transitional provisions in general. GRB-55-0018
GRB-55-19
Clarification of GRB/2012/02 and GRB/2012/03 (consolidated version of R51-03) (Netherlands)
10 Feb 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions Netherlands presentation to explain the background and rationale behind the working documents GRB/2012/02 and GRB/2012/03, respectively addressing the current status of decisions in GRB and proposals for further improvement (based on GRB and ISO work) to UN R51 on vehicle noise. GRB-55-0019
GRB/2012/1
Annotated provisional agenda for the 55th GRB session
12 Nov 2011 Working Party Agenda GRB/2012/0001
GRB/2012/2
Proposal for the 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51 (OICA and Netherlands)
11 Jan 2012 Working Party Formal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions Version of the proposed 03 series of amendments to UN R51 that consolidates the latest changes agreed within GRB (GRB/2005/2/Rev.2, all "method B" amendments, including WP.29/2011/64, and the Additional Sound Emission Provisions (ASEP)). GRB/2012/0002
GRB/2012/3
Proposal for the 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51 (Netherlands and OICA)
10 Jan 2012 Working Party Formal Documents Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions Version of the proposed 03 series of amendments to UN R51 based on GRB/2012/2 (consolidated version of the O3 series as agreed by GRB to date) but incorporating further improvements as proposed in GRB-54-05 and GRB-54-06 from the previous GRB session. GRB/2012/0003