Working Party
Session 58 | Geneva | 2-4 Sep 2013
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GRB/56
Report of the GRB on its 58th session
23 Sep 2013 Working Party Report GRB-2013-0056
GRB-58-01
Proposal for Supplement 1 to the 04 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 41 (IMMA)
21 Aug 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Motorcycle Noise Motorcycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with regard to Noise Proposal to clarify the transition provisions to permit the granting of certificates to the previous series of amendments through December 2013 rather than up to the date of the entry into force of the 04 series of amendments. [Document reissued on August 21, 2013 for technical reasons.] GRB-58-0001
GRB-58-02
Proposal for Supplement 6 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 117 (ETRTO)
01 Jul 2013 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 Text prepared by the European Tyre and Rim Technical Organisation (ETRTO) in order to correct inconsistencies in time measurement accuracy in annex 6. GRB-58-0002
GRB-58-03
Proposal for Supplement 10 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51 (OICA)
24 Jul 2013 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 from the International Organization of Vehicle Manufacturers to update the requirements on the noise test track to the latest stage of the applicable standards (from ISO 19844:1994 (i.e. Annex 8 of this Regulation) to ISO 10844:2011) and to incorporate transitional provisions to allow repaving of non-compliant test tracks to the ISO 10844:2011 standards. GRB-58-0003
GRB-58-04
Proposal for the 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51
24 Jul 2013 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 Consolidated proposal for the 03 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 51, prepared by the expert group on UN R51 pursuant to their fourth meeting on 4 July. This document is based on document GRB/2012/8 including documents GRB-57-17 (OICA amendments to the transitional provisions), GRB-2013-05 (modified ETRTO amendments for the use of the ISO 10844:2011 test track specifications), and the latest decisions of the EU Council. GRB-58-0004
GRB-58-05
Draft proposal of amendments to Regulation No. 59 (CLEPA)
26 Aug 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Replacement Silencing Systems Replacement Silencing Systems Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Replacement Silencing Systems Proposal pursuant to GRB discussions (55th session, para. 12) and document GRB/2013/8 to insert the amendments concerning the ASEP provisions as soon as Regulation No. 51 has been accordingly amended (in line with the draft proposal (Reference 2011/XXXX (COD)) of the European Commission “Proposal of the European Parliament and of the Council on the sound level of motor vehicles and of their exhaust systems”). GRB-58-0005
GRB-58-06
Proposal for draft 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51 (Japan)
26 Aug 2013 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 amend the classifications of vehicle type in the consolidated version of the proposal for draft 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51. There are two types of N1 having GVM<2.5t. One is front engine type. The other is a flat front vehicle with the engine under the seat and typical in Asian countries. Japan proposes that the sound limit of the latter type should be considered since the sound characteristics of the vehicles are same as that of the N1 having GVM<2.5t. GRB-58-0006
GRB-58-06/Rev.1
Revised proposal for draft 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51 (Japan)
03 Sep 2013 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 amend the classifications of vehicle type in the consolidated version of the proposal for draft 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51. There are two types of N1 having GVM<2.5t. One is front engine type. The other is a flat front vehicle with the engine under the seat and typical in Asian countries. Japan proposes that the sound limit of the latter type should be considered since the sound characteristics of the vehicles are same as that of the N1 having GVM<2.5t. GRB-58-0006/Rev.1
GRB-58-07
ASEP acceleration test proposals for low and high-powered vehicles (CATARC)
30 Aug 2013 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 Discussion paper concerning acceleration test border lines. GRB-58-0007
GRB-58-08
Comments on Japanese noise-limit value suggestion of commercial vehicles (China)
30 Aug 2013 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 China comments on Japanese proposal concerning vehicle categories and noise-limit values. GRB-58-0008
GRB-58-09
Noise limit values in draft Chinese regulation GB 1495 and UN R51 values (China)
30 Aug 2013 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-58-0009
GRB-58-10
Noise-limit values and Chinese vehicle categories (CATARC)
30 Aug 2013 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 Discussion paper towards defining vehicle subcategories capable of addressing range of vehicles found in Chinese market, including high‐performance coupes, sports cars, saloon cars, SUV, MPV, Kei‐cars, Kei‐trucks, mini‐buses, mini‐trucks and so on. GRB-58-0010
GRB-58-11
Secretariat comments on proposal for Supplement 1 to the 04 series of amendments to UN R41
30 Aug 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Motorcycle Noise Motorcycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with regard to Noise Comments by the GRB secretariat concerning the IMMA proposal (document GRB-58-01) to permit the granting of certificates to the previous series of amendments through December 2013 rather than up to the date of the entry into force of the 04 series of amendments of UN R41. GRB-58-0011
GRB-58-11/Rev.1
Revised secretariat comments on proposal for Supplement 1 to the 04 series of amendments to UN R41
03 Sep 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Motorcycle Noise Motorcycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with regard to Noise Revised comments by the GRB secretariat concerning the IMMA proposal (document GRB-58-01) to permit the granting of certificates to the previous series of amendments through December 2013 rather than up to the date of the entry into force of the 04 series of amendments of UN R41. GRB-58-0011/Rev.1
GRB-58-12
Explanation of the "deceleration calculator" under UN R117 (Russia)
30 Aug 2013 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 Further background as requested at the last GRB meeting on the recommended use of a “deceleration calculator” software for the deceleration test method in the test procedure for measuring rolling resistance. GRB-58-0012
GRB-58-13
Changes to proposal for Supplement 6 to the 02 series of amendments to UN R117 (Russia)
30 Aug 2013 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 revise the European Tyre and Rim Technical Organisation (ETRTO) proposals (documents GRB-58-02 and GRRF/2013/30) to correct inconsistencies in time measurement accuracy in annex 6 of the regulation. GRB-58-0013
GRB-58-14
Categorization of Light N1 Vehicles (JASIC)
02 Sep 2013 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 in support of document GRB-58-06 proposing amendments to UN R51 with regard to the categorization of flat-front light (kei) commercial vehicles. GRB-58-0014
GRB-58-15
Japan position on document GRB-58-04 (Japan)
03 Sep 2013 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 Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Japan opposes the inclusion of specifications for Acoustic Vehicle Alerting Systems (AVAS) as contained within the consolidated proposal for the 03 series of amendments to UN R51 (GRB-58-04). AVAS specifications are actively under development as a new GTR and therefore, Japan cannot accept their definition under UN R51 until the GTR deliberations have been concluded. GRB-58-0015
GRB-58-16
France considerations on maximum noise for quiet vehicles GTR (France)
03 Sep 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Quiet Road Transport Vehicles QRTV-GTR Formal title to be determined. Proposal to include provisions on maximum noise emissions from audible vehicle alerting systems (AVAS) under development for low-sound vehicles. GRB-58-0016
GRB-58-17
Proposal for the 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51
03 Sep 2013 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 Amendments agreed to document GRB-58-04 during the 58th session of GRB. GRB-58-0017
GRB-58-17/Rev.1
Proposal for the 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51: Revised
05 Sep 2013 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 Amendments agreed to document GRB-58-04 during the 58th session of GRB. GRB-58-0017/Rev.1
GRB/2013/6
Annotated provisional agenda for the 58th GRB session
10 Jun 2013 Working Party Agenda GRB/2013/0006
GRB/2013/6/Add.1
Addenda to the annotated provisional agenda for the 58th GRB session
29 Jul 2013 Working Party Agenda GRB/2013/0006/Add.1
GRB/2013/6/Corr.1
Corrigenda to the annotated provisional agenda for the 58th GRB session
11 Jul 2013 Working Party Agenda Corrects the title to read 4 September 2013 rather than 5 September 2013. GRB/2013/0006/Corr.1
GRB/2013/7
Proposal for Supplement 1 to the 04 series of amendments to Regulation No. 41 (ISO)
10 Jun 2013 Working Party Formal Documents Motorcycle Noise Motorcycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with regard to Noise Text prepared by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) to update UN R41 with the latest amendment of ISO 5130:2012. GRB/2013/0007
GRB/2013/8
Proposal for Supplement 1 to the 01 series of amendments to Regulation No. 59 (CLEPA)
12 Jun 2013 Working Party Formal Documents Replacement Silencing Systems Replacement Silencing Systems Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Replacement Silencing Systems Text prepared by the European Association of Automotive Suppliers (CLEPA) to introduce Additional Sound Emission Provisions (ASEP) into the UN R59. GRB/2013/0008
GRB/2013/9
Proposal for Amendment 2 to the Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (Russia)
07 Jun 2013 Working Party Formal Documents Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles Consolidated Resolution RE3 Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3) Series of editorial corrections and clarifications to the resolution. GRB/2013/0009
GRB/2013/10
Proposal for Supplement 5 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 117 (Russia)
24 Jun 2013 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 Text prepared by the Russian Federation to elaborate on the concept of tyre deceleration (dω/dt) in the test technology. GRB/2013/0010
GRB/2013/11
Proposal for Supplement 1 to the 04 series of amendments to Regulation No. 41 (IMMA)
10 Jun 2013 Working Party Formal Documents Motorcycle Noise Motorcycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with regard to Noise The proposal corrects the typing error of the decibel unit dB(A) (corrected from db(A)) and deletes the unnecessary unit. In Annex 4, revises the current list as an itemized list for greater clarity. GRB/2013/0011