Working Party
Session 56 | Geneva | 3-5 Sep 2012
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GRB/54
Report of the GRB on its 56th session
27 Sep 2012 Working Party Report Report of the 56th session of the Working Party on Noise, held during 3-5 September 2011. GRB-2012-0054
GRB-56-01
Japan position on new limit values for 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51 (Japan)
15 Jun 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 Based on informal documents GRB-54-03 and GRB-55-01, Japan proposes noise limit values with some modification of the threshold of sub-categories as a possible basis for reaching a common position. GRB-56-0001
GRB-56-02
Proposal for Supplement 3 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 117 (Russia)
18 Jul 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 Proposal to improve accuracy in the calculation of tire rolling resistance by the deceleration method. GRB-56-0002
GRB-56-03
Proposal for Supplement 8 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51 (ISO)
18 Jul 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 aligns Figure 2 (Reference Point) in the Appendix to Annex 3 of UN R51 with the latest amendment of ISO 5130:2012 and with the draft 04 series of amendments to Regulation No.41 (ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRB/2011/3). GRB-56-0003
GRB-56-04
Proposal for draft amendments to the 04 series of the Regulation No.41 (ISO)
20 Jul 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Motorcycle Noise Motorcycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with regard to Noise This proposal aligns Annex 3, paragraph 2.3.2. with the latest amendment to ISO 5130:2012. The purpose of the amendment is to require the use of test surfaces with "no appreciable level of porosity". GRB-56-0004
GRB-56-05
Japanese proposal on R51 limit values (JASIC)
10 Aug 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 proposal from Japan concerning new noise limit values for light vehicles, including low-powered and "mini" cars and trucks, under UN R51. GRB-56-0005
GRB-56-06
Proposal for draft amendments to Regulation No. 51 (China)
22 Aug 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 Proposed revisions to the Annex 3 test procedures and interpretation of resulting data. GRB-56-0006
GRB-56-07
Proposal for new sound limit values in the draft 03 series of amendments to UN R51 (China)
22 Aug 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 additional limit values based upon vehicle configuration. GRB-56-0007
GRB-56-08
Draft IMMA position regarding ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRB/2012/5 (IMMA)
28 Aug 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Motorcycle Noise Motorcycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with regard to Noise Comments from the IMMA in response to the Russian proposal to re-define the use of terms "sound" and "noise" in the motorcycle noise regulation. GRB-56-0008
GRB-56-09
Proposal for new UN Regulation No. 51 test method applicable to all vehicles (China)
28 Aug 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 to revise UN R51 test procedures based on methodologies developed for Chinese regulation GB1495. GRB-56-0009
GRB-56-10
Proposal for amendments to document GRB/2012/13 (IMMA)
29 Aug 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 Proposal from IMMA to update the transition provisions of UN R9 in line with new recommendations by UNECE WP29. GRB-56-0010
GRB-56-11
Proposal for amendments to document GRB/2012/14 (IMMA)
29 Aug 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Two-wheeled Moped Noise Moped Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Two-wheeled Mopeds with regard to Noise Proposal from IMMA to update the transition provisions of UN R63 in line with new recommendations by UNECE WP29. GRB-56-0011
GRB-56-12
Proposal for amendments to the proposal for the 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51 (Netherlands)
29 Aug 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 Document GRB/2012/08 from OICA proposes a text for the 03 series of amendments to UN R51 intended to consolidate the GRB discussions as of the 55th session. The Netherlands proposes further improvements in order to incorporate the latest relevant ISO standards and to simplify the communication. GRB-56-0012
GRB-56-13
Overview of definitions of noise related UN Regulations (OICA)
03 Sep 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 Audible Warning Devices and Signals Audible Warning Devices Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Audible Warning Devices and of Motor Vehicles with regard to their Audible Signals Motorcycle Noise Motorcycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with regard to Noise Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions Replacement Silencing Systems Replacement Silencing Systems Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Replacement Silencing Systems Two-wheeled Moped Noise Moped Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Two-wheeled Mopeds with regard to Noise Replacement Exhaust Silencing Systems for Motorcycles Motorcycle RESS Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Non-Original Replacement Exhaust Silencing Systems (RESS) for Motorcycles, Mopeds and Three-wheeled Vehicles 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 Table prepared by OICA highlighting various elements in the consideration of noise in UN Regulation Nos. 9, 28, 41, 51, 59, 63, 92, and 117. GRB-56-0013
GRB-56-14
Holistic approach for rolling noise mitigation (ETRTO)
03 Sep 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 Presentation considering tyre rolling sound emissions where pavement, tyre and vehicle all play major roles and where traffic flow management and driver behavior are taken into consideration. GRB-56-0014
GRB-56-15
German position on proposals for amendments to Regulation No. 117 with regard to snow tyres (Germany)
03 Sep 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 German position paper arguing for greater objectivity and clarity over the use of the proposed "M+S", "M.S", "M&S", and "Alpine" symbol with regard to “snow tyres” and “snow tyres for use in severe snow conditions”. GRB-56-0015
GRB-56-16
ETRTO remarks on document GRB/2012/8 (ETRTO)
03 Sep 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 ETRTO remarks concering the consolidated version of the proposed 03 series of amendments to UN R51, including OICA remarks on updating references to Annex 9 and concerning the Annex 2 qualification of the vehicle to be tested in each instance. GRB-56-0016
GRB-56-17
UN Regulation No. R59: ASEP (CLEPA)
04 Sep 2012 Working Party Informal Documents Replacement Silencing Systems Replacement Silencing Systems Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Replacement Silencing Systems CLEPA presentation on additional sound emission provisions for replacement silencing systems. GRB-56-0017
GRB-56-18
Current Framework of Vehicle Noise Regulation in Japan (MoE-Japan)
03 Sep 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 GRB-56-0018
GRB-56-19
Proposal for Supplement 2 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 117
04 Sep 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 GRB review of the text adopted by the Working Party on Brakes and Running Gear (GRRF) to add specific performance requirements for C2 snow tires to UN R117. GRB-56-0019
GRB-56-20
Proposal for 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 117
04 Sep 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 GRB revision of the proposal for a corrigendum to draft Supplement 3 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 117 as a proposal for the 03 series of amendments based on documents GRB/2012/15 and GRB/2012/18. GRB-56-0020
GRB-56-21
The reason why Japanese proposal Stage3 has brackets (JASIC)
04 Sep 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 Japanese explanation for placing Stage 3 limit values in brackets (signifying tentative proposals subject to further consideration) because of the contradiction between measures to reduce automotive noise and technical measures to meet the aims of fuel consumption/CO2 regulations. GRB-56-0021
GRB-56-22
Summary of Chinese opinions on the test method for vehicle noise (China)
10 Sep 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 Chinese views concerning the test methodology for new limit values under UN Regulation No. 51 on vehicle noise. GRB-56-0022
GRB-56/GAR-01
EU proposal for a regulation on the sound level of motor vehicles (EC)
09 Dec 2011 Working Party Reference Vehicle Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions EC proposal (COM(2011) 856 final) aimed at reducing environmental noise by introducing a new test method for measuring noise emissions, by lowering the noise limit values, by including additional sound emission provisions in the type-approval procedure. Includes minimum noise for electric vehicles. GRB-56/GAR-01
GRB/2012/4
Annotated provisional agenda for the 56th GRB session
19 Jun 2012 Working Party Agenda Draft agenda for the September 2012 session of the Working Party on Noise. GRB/2012/0004
GRB/2012/4/Add.1
Addendum to the annotated provisional agenda for the 56th GRB session
23 Jul 2012 Working Party Agenda GRB/2012/0004/Add.1
GRB/2012/5
Proposal for Supplement 1 to the 04 series of amendments to Regulation No. 41 (Russia)
19 Jun 2012 Working Party Formal Documents Motorcycle Noise Motorcycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with regard to Noise Proposal from the Russian Federation to provide harmonized definitions for the terms "noise" and "sound" and also for a revised structure for introducing the provisions. GRB/2012/0005
GRB/2012/6
Draft Recommendations for a Global Technical Regulation Regarding Audible Vehicle Alerting Systems for Quiet Road Transport Vehicles
20 Jun 2012 Working Party Formal Documents Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Draft recommendations from the informal group on Quiet Road Transport Vehicles pursuant to their deliberations on the risks such vehicles poses to vulnerable road users. GRB/2012/0006
GRB/2012/7
Proposal for the 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51 (Japan)
19 Jun 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 Proposal based on Informal document GRB-54-03 submitted by the expert from Germany and on Informal document GRB-55-01 submitted by the expert from Japan, including limit values with some modification of threshold of subcategories, which could be the basis of a common position. GRB/2012/0007
GRB/2012/8
Proposal for the 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51 (OICA)
20 Jun 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 Consolidated version of the proposed 03 series of amendments to UN R51, including OICA remarks on updating references to Annex 9 and concerning the Annex 2 qualification of the vehicle to be tested in each instance. GRB/2012/0008
GRB/2012/9
Proposal for Supplement 3 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 117 (ETRTO)
20 Jun 2012 Working Party Formal 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 Proposal to allow test tracks to be constructed per the 02 series of amendments to UN R117 or according to the new ISO standard 10844:2011. GRB/2012/0009
GRB/2012/10
Proposal for Supplement 3 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 117 (ETRTO)
20 Jun 2012 Working Party Formal 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 Proposal from the European Tyre and Rim Technical Organisation (ETRTO) to align the text of Annex 6 of UN R117 to the ISO Standard 28580. GRB/2012/0010
GRB/2012/11
Proposal for Supplement 3 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 117 (ETRTO)
20 Jun 2012 Working Party Formal 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 Proposal from the European Tyre and Rim Technical Organisation (ETRTO) to amend the snow test method for C3 Tyres. GRB/2012/0011
GRB/2012/12
Proposal for Amendment 2 to the Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (Russia)
20 Jun 2012 Working Party Formal Documents Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles Consolidated Resolution RE3 Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3) Proposal from Russia to update R.E.3 with regard to specifications on Category G road tractors, the formulation of requirements on noise, modification of the method of measuring vehicle internal noise, and recommended permissible levels of vehicle internal noise. GRB/2012/0012
GRB/2012/13
Proposal for the 07 series of amendments to Regulation No. 9 (IMMA)
19 Jun 2012 Working Party Formal 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 This proposal of amendments to UN Regulation No. 9 consolidates earlier versions of UN Regulation No. 9 and aligns the test methods with those introduced into UN Regulation No. 41. GRB/2012/0013
GRB/2012/14
Proposal for the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 63 (IMMA)
19 Jun 2012 Working Party Formal Documents Two-wheeled Moped Noise Moped Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Two-wheeled Mopeds with regard to Noise Proposed amendments to consolidate previous versions of UN Regulation No. 63 and to align the test methods with those introduced into UN Regulation No. 41. GRB/2012/0014
GRB/2012/15
Proposal for Supplement 3 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 117 (Netherlands)
12 Jul 2012 Working Party Formal 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 Proposal from the Netherlands to update requirements on the noise test track to the from ISO 10844:1994 to ISO 10844:2011, including provisions for the repaving of non-compliant tracks. The proposal offers two approaches: reference to IS0 10844:2011 or reproduction of the ISO text. GRB/2012/0015
GRB/2012/16
Proposal for Supplement 8 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51 (Netherlands)
12 Jul 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 Proposal from the Netherlands to update the requirements of the noise test track from ISO 10844:1994 to ISO 10844:2011, including provisions for the repaving of non-compliant tracks. The proposal offers two alternatives: reference to ISO 10844:2011 or reproducing the whole text of the standard. GRB/2012/0016
GRB/2012/17
Proposal for draft 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51 (OICA)
10 Jul 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 OICA submission proposing to align the current stationary vehicle noise emission measurement provisions of UN R51 with those in the latest draft international standard ISO/DIS 362. GRB/2012/0017
GRB/2012/18
Proposal for corrigendum to draft Supplement 3 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 117
24 Aug 2012 Working Party Formal 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 Submission by the GRB secretariat to correct an editorial error where the noise test track specifications should refer to the requirements of ISO 10844:2011 rather than "Annex 4" as stipulated in the original draft. GRB/2012/0018