Working Party
Session 68 | Geneva | 7-10 Jan 2014
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GRPE/68
Report of the GRPE on its 68th session
03 Feb 2014 Working Party Report GRPE-2014-0068
GRPE-68-01
Informal meetings in conjunction with the GRPE session proper: room reservations and schedule
18 Nov 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Expert groups meeting during the week of the 68th GRPE session in January 2014. GRPE-68-0001
GRPE-68-01/Rev.2
Informal meetings in conjunction with the GRPE session proper: room reservations and schedule
11 Dec 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Informal group meeting schedule for the January 2014 GRPE session. GRPE-68-0001/Rev.2
GRPE-68-02
Updated agenda for the 68th GRPE session
09 Jan 2014 Working Party Informal Documents GRPE-68-0002
GRPE-68-03
Development of a Worldwide harmonized Light duty driving Test Cycle (WLTC)
31 Dec 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Emissions Test Procedure WLTP Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure Report of the expert group (WLTP-DHC informal group) on their development of the driving test cycle for the Global Technical Regulation on light-duty vehicle emissions and fuel consumption (World Harmonized Light-duty vehicle Test Procedures). GRPE-68-0003
GRPE-68-04
Development of a Worldwide harmonised Light duty driving Test Procedure: Draft technical report
07 Jan 2014 Working Party Informal Documents Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Emissions Test Procedure WLTP Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure Draft technical report prepared by the expert subgroup on the development of the WLTP driving test procedure intended to accompany the draft global technical regulation on light-duty vehicle emissions and fuel consumption. The document explains the development of a test procedure intended to represent typical driving characteristics around the world. GRPE-68-0004
GRPE-68-05
Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE): General information
07 Jan 2014 Working Party Informal Documents Administrative information concerning the GRPE session. GRPE-68-0005
GRPE-68-06
Report to GRPE on the last sessions of WP.29
07 Jan 2014 Working Party Informal Documents Report on items of relevance to GRPE (vehicle pollution and propulsion) from the June 2013 (160th WP.29) and November 2013 (161st WP.29) World Forum sessions. GRPE-68-0006
GRPE-68-07/Rev.1
Comments to the draft 07 series of amendments to Regulation No. 83 (OICA)
11 Dec 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Motor Vehicle Emissions Motor Vehicle Emissions Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to the Emission of Pollutants According to Engine Fuel Requirements Proposal for clarifications to the European Commission proposal (document GRPE/2104/2) to align the requirements of Regulation No. 83 with those of European Union Regulation (EC) Nos. 715/2007, 692/2008, 566/2011, 459/2012 and 630/2012. GRPE-68-0007/Rev.1
GRPE-68-08
Proposal for Corrigendum to Revision 4, 07 series of amendments to Regulation No. 83 (EC)
11 Dec 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Motor Vehicle Emissions Motor Vehicle Emissions Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to the Emission of Pollutants According to Engine Fuel Requirements Corrigendum to the text prepared by the European Commission to align the requirements of Regulation No. 83 with those of European Union Regulation (EC) Nos. 715/2007, 692/2008, 566/2011, 459/2012 and 630/2012. GRPE-68-0008
GRPE-68-09
Proposal to amend the 04 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 96 (EUROMOT)
12 Dec 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Tractor and NRMM Engine Emissions NRMM Emissions Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Compression-Ignition (C.I.) Engines to be Installed in Agricultural and Forestry Tractors and in Non-Road Mobile Machinery with regard to the Emissions of Pollutants by the Engine Proposal to enable continued type approval of engines meeting earlier versions of UN R96 provided that the engines in question are intended for markets applying such levels earlier of regulatory stringency. GRPE-68-0009
GRPE-68-10
On dispersion of solid particles into the atmosphere of cities from tire and road surface wear (Russia)
19 Dec 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Particle Measurement Programme PMP Summary of results from research by the Russian Federation into non-exhaust particle emissions from motor vehicles. GRPE-68-0010
GRPE-68-11
lnformation of Korea Cases on Vehicle Indoor Air Quality (MOLIT and KATRI)
07 Jan 2014 Working Party Informal Documents Mutual Resolution No. 3: Vehicle Interior Air Quality (VIAQ) MR 3: VIAQ Background information gathered in Korea to support the proposal for a new regulation to protect vehicle users with regard to harmful airborne chemical compounds originating from the materials used in vehicle interiors. GRPE-68-0011
GRPE-68-12
Proposal for draft Amendment 3 to Global Technical Regulation No. 4
26 Dec 2013 Working Party Informal Documents Worldwide Heavy-Duty Vehicle Emissions Certification Procedure WHDC Global Technical Regulation No. 4: Test Procedure for Compression-ignition (C.I.) Engines and Positive-ignition (P.I.) Engines Fuelled with Natural Gas (NG) or Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) with regard to the Emission of Pollutants Amendment proposal to add test procedures for heavy-duty hybrid vehicles to the global technical regulation on eavy-duty road vehicle emissions (WHDC). GRPE-68-0012
GRPE-68-13
EV Regulatory Reference Guide [Draft 3] (FEV)
08 Jan 2014 Working Party Informal Documents Electric Vehicle Environmental Performance Electric Vehicles & the Environment Draft of the Electric Vehicle Regulatory Reference Guide concerning worldwide environmental regulations submitted to the GRPE by the EVE informal working group chair. GRPE-68-0013
GRPE-68-14
Report of the HDH informal working group to the GRPE
08 Jan 2014 Working Party Informal Documents Heavy-Duty Hybrid Vehicle Emissions Heavy-duty Hybrids (HDH) This project, as currently envisioned, would result in an amendment to Global Technical Regulation 4: Worldwide Harmonized Heavy-Duty Emissions Certification Procedure (WHDC). Report of the working group developing emissions and fuel economy test procedures for heavy-duty hybrid vehicles to the 68th session of the Working Party on Pollution and Energy. GRPE-68-0014
GRPE-68-15
Status report of the WLTP Informal Group
10 Jan 2014 Working Party Informal Documents Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Emissions Test Procedure WLTP Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure Report covering the reactivation of the WLTP (light vehicle emissions GTR) informal working group and its work on "Phase 1b" aimed at refining the original GTR currently pending adoption before the World Forum. GRPE-68-0015
GRPE-68-16
Recommendation concerning Guidelines for Market Fuel Quality (CLEPA, AECC, EUROMOT, and OICA)
08 Jan 2014 Working Party Informal Documents Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles Consolidated Resolution RE3 Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3) Special Resolution No. 1: Vehicle Categories, Masses and Dimensions SR 1: Vehicle Categories Special Resolution No. 1 Concerning the Common Definitions of Vehicle Categories, Masses and Dimensions (S.R. 1) Recommendations by AECC, CLEPA, EUROMOT, and OICA for minimum quality attributes of market fuels (i.e. gasoline and diesel) to be introduced "in parallel, and at the same time, to complement the level of motor vehicle and non-road mobile machinery pollutant emission standards that a country or region may be considering to introduce". GRPE-68-0016
GRPE-68-16/Rev.1
Recommendations concerning Guidelines for Market Fuel Quality (revised) (CLEPA, AECC, EUROMOT, and OICA)
10 Jan 2014 Working Party Informal Documents Fuel Quality Fuel Quality Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles: Annex 4-Recommendation on market fuel quality Revised recommendations by AECC, CLEPA, EUROMOT, and OICA, pursuant to discussions during the GRPE-68 session, for minimum quality attributes of market fuels (i.e. gasoline and diesel) to be introduced “in parallel, and at the same time, to complement the level of motor vehicle and non-road mobile machinery pollutant emission standards that a country or region may be considering to introduce”. GRPE-68-0016/Rev.1
GRPE-68-17
Updated proposal for the 01 series of amendments to the UN Regulation concerning Retrofit Emission Control devices for heavy duty vehicles
08 Jan 2014 Working Party Informal Documents Retrofit Emission Control Devices Retrofit Emissions Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Retrofit Emission Control devices (REC) for heavy duty vehicles, agricultural and forestry tractors and non-road mobile machinery equipped with compression ignition engines Updated proposal for the second phase amendments to the retrofit emission control devices regulation from the REC informal working group. GRPE-68-0017
GRPE-68-17/Rev.1
Updated proposal for the 01 series of amendments to the UN Regulation concerning Retrofit Emission Control devices for heavy duty vehicles
10 Jan 2014 Working Party Informal Documents Retrofit Emission Control Devices Retrofit Emissions Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Retrofit Emission Control devices (REC) for heavy duty vehicles, agricultural and forestry tractors and non-road mobile machinery equipped with compression ignition engines Further updated proposal for the second phase amendments to the retrofit emission control devices regulation from the REC informal working group. GRPE-68-0017/Rev.1
GRPE-68-17/Rev.2
Updated proposal for the 01 series of amendments to the UN Regulation concerning Retrofit Emission Control devices for heavy duty vehicles
10 Jan 2014 Working Party Informal Documents Retrofit Emission Control Devices Retrofit Emissions Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Retrofit Emission Control devices (REC) for heavy duty vehicles, agricultural and forestry tractors and non-road mobile machinery equipped with compression ignition engines Pursuant to GRPE 68th session discussions, further updated proposal for the second phase amendments to the retrofit emission control devices regulation from the REC informal working group. GRPE-68-0017/Rev.2
GRPE-68-18
Request for guidance concerning future development of UN Regulation No. 103 (Germany)
08 Jan 2014 Working Party Informal Documents Replacement Catalytic Converters Replacement Catalytic Converters Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Replacement Catalytic Converters for Power-driven Vehicles Request for guidance from Germany on the possible further development of the regulation on replacement catalytic converters pursuant to the findings of a German study. The request particularly asks whether the regulation should require improved durability and emissions performance and whether a working group should be established to develop specific proposals. The document includes the findings on the emission performance of approved pollution control devices under the current UN R103. GRPE-68-0018
GRPE-68-19
Status report after the 3rd VPSD meeting
08 Jan 2014 Working Party Informal Documents Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles Consolidated Resolution RE3 Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3) Mutual Resolution No. 2: Vehicle Propulsion System Definitions MR 2: VPSD Report to the GRPE on the project to standardize WP.29 terms used in reference to vehicle propulsion systems. GRPE-68-0019
GRPE-68-20
Particle Emissions from Tyre and Brake Wear: On-going literature review, summary and open questions
10 Jan 2014 Working Party Informal Documents Particle Measurement Programme PMP Review by the Particle Measurement Program expert group of research on airborne particles from non-exhaust sources, especially particulates from brake friction materials and tires. The PMP group is evaluating whether such non-exhaust particulates represent an appropriate and feasible concern for further consideration as a possible regulatory issue. GRPE-68-0020
GRPE-68-21
Sub-23 nm Particles Key Messages
10 Jan 2014 Working Party Informal Documents Particle Measurement Programme PMP Review of main issues concerning the measurement of sub-23 nm particles in vehicle exhaust, including work on NRMM vehicles. GRPE-68-0021
GRPE-68-22
EVE informal working group report to the GRPE 68th session
10 Jan 2014 Working Party Informal Documents Electric Vehicle Environmental Performance Electric Vehicles & the Environment Progress report on activities concerning environmental issues related to electric vehicles. GRPE-68-0022
GRPE-68-23
Report of the Informal Group on Gaseous-Fueled Vehicles to the GRPE
10 Jan 2014 Working Party Informal Documents Diesel and CNG/LNG Engine Emissions Diesel/CNG/LNG Engine Emissions Uniform provisions concerning the measures to be taken against the emission of gaseous and particulate pollutants from compression-ignition engines and positive ignition engines for use in vehicles Heavy-Duty Dual Fuel Retrofit Systems HD Dual Fuel Retrofit Systems Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Heavy Duty Dual-Fuel Engine Retrofit Systems (HDDF-ERS) to be installed on heavy duty diesel engines and vehicles Status report on the group's current activities, including work on a new regulation covering heavy-duty dual-fuel retrofit systems. GRPE-68-0023
GRPE-68-24
Report from IWG on Environmental and Propulsion Performance Requirements for Light vehicles
10 Jan 2014 Working Party Informal Documents Motorcycle crankcase and evaporative emissions Motorcycle Evaporative Emissions Measurement procedure for two- or three-wheeled light motor vehicle equipped with a combustion engine with regard to the crankcase and evaporative emissions. Status report on the group's activities to develop amendments to GTR No. 2 on motorcycle emissions and new global technical regulations concerning L-category vehicle propulsion systems. The group's priority interests include targets include evaporative emissions and on-board diagnostics testing, followed by tests for tailpipe emissions after cold start. Other interests include tailpipe emissions test at (increased) idle / free acceleration; emission test of crankcase gases; durability testing of pollution control devices; and measurement of CO2 emissions, fuel consumption, electric energy consumption and electric range determination; procedures to measure power and torque for propulsion technologies fitted on L-category vehicles; and uniform measurement of maximum design vehicle speed and/or power for restricted L-category vehicles. GRPE-68-0024
GRPE/2014/1
Annotated provisional agenda for the 68th GRPE session
10 Oct 2013 Working Party Agenda GRPE/2014/0001
GRPE/2014/1/Add.1
Addendum to the provisional agenda for the 68th GRPE session
26 Oct 2013 Working Party Agenda GRPE/2014/0001/Add.1
GRPE/2014/1/Add.2
Addendum 2 to the provisional agenda for the 68th GRPE session
26 Nov 2013 Working Party Agenda GRPE/2014/0001/Add.2
GRPE/2014/2
Proposal for the 07 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 83 (EC)
26 Oct 2013 Working Party Formal Documents Motor Vehicle Emissions Motor Vehicle Emissions Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to the Emission of Pollutants According to Engine Fuel Requirements Text prepared by the European Commission to align the requirements of Regulation No. 83 with those of European Union Regulation (EC) Nos. 715/2007, 692/2008, 566/2011, 459/2012 and 630/2012. It updates the text of document GRPE/2013/11, including additional definitions on: vehicle power, engine and vehicle characteristics, information concerning the conduct of tests (namely for power and torque), the specifications of new reference fuels (E10 and B7), the type approval communication of test results for bi fuel vehicles, and clarifications on OBD threshold limits. GRPE/2014/0002
GRPE/2014/3
Proposal for Supplement 4 to the 06 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 83 (OICA)
26 Oct 2013 Working Party Formal Documents Motor Vehicle Emissions Motor Vehicle Emissions Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to the Emission of Pollutants According to Engine Fuel Requirements Text prepared by OICA to align the regulation with the full requirements for vehicles that meet "special social needs" under the regulatory framework of the European Union. GRPE/2014/0003
GRPE/2014/4
Proposal for the 01 series of amendments to the UN Regulation concerning Retrofit Emission Control devices
26 Oct 2013 Working Party Formal Documents Retrofit Emission Control Devices Retrofit Emissions Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Retrofit Emission Control devices (REC) for heavy duty vehicles, agricultural and forestry tractors and non-road mobile machinery equipped with compression ignition engines Proposal prepared by the REC expert group for the 01 series of amendments to the UN Regulation on uniform provisions concerning the approval of Retrofit Emission Control devices for heavy-duty vehicles. The text includes a revision in the definitions of the REC devices, stricter limit values (reduction levels) for REC systems and transitional provisions for the sale of REC systems that meet the requirements of the REC Regulation in its original form. To assure coherence with the change in the definitions, the text also includes a revision of the test sequence for particulate reduction and the equivalence matrix for the Regulation No. 49 Standard series. GRPE/2014/0004
GRPE/2014/5
Proposal for Supplement 4 to the 01 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 101 (EC)
26 Oct 2013 Working Party Formal Documents Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Fuel/Energy Consumption CO2 Emissions/Fuel Consumption Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Passenger Cars Powered by an Internal Combustion Engine Only, or Powered by a Hybrid Electric Power Train with Regard to the Measurement of the Emission of Carbon Dioxide and Fuel Consumption and/or the Measurement of Electric Energy Consumption and Electric Range, and of Categories M1 and N1 Vehicles Powered by an Electric Power Train Only with Regard to the Measurement of Electric Energy Consumption and Electric Range Text prepared by the European Commission to align the requirements of UN Regulation No. 101 with the latest changes in the regulatory framework of the European Union in relation to the specifications of new reference fuels E10 and B7. GRPE/2014/0005
GRPE/2014/6
Proposal for supplement 7 to the 05 series of amendments to Regulation No. 49 (OICA)
04 Nov 2013 Working Party Formal Documents Diesel and CNG/LNG Engine Emissions Diesel/CNG/LNG Engine Emissions Uniform provisions concerning the measures to be taken against the emission of gaseous and particulate pollutants from compression-ignition engines and positive ignition engines for use in vehicles As the Euro VI standards for heavy duty vehicles become mandatory throughout the European Union, manufacturers may adapt their certification processes to take account of the extended scope of Euro VI compared to Euro V. In order to prevent inconsistencies that could affect the ability to offer all vehicles for export, it is proposed to carry back this scope amendment retrospectively to the 05 series of amendments. Since Euro VI will be fully implemented in the EU from 31 December 2013, this amendment has no effect on EU Approvals or equivalences. GRPE/2014/0006
GRPE/2014/7
Proposal for draft amendments to the 06 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 83 (OICA)
26 Nov 2013 Working Party Formal Documents Motor Vehicle Emissions Motor Vehicle Emissions Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to the Emission of Pollutants According to Engine Fuel Requirements When the scope of Euro VI legislation in the EU was extended downwards to 2,380 kg, the vehicles which are so approved were not exempted from light duty approvals. As the measurement of CO2 emissions and fuel/energy consumption is covered by UN Regulation No. 101, this proposal would add an exemption clause in UN Regulation No. 83 to take into account this overlap with light-duty vehicle requirements. GRPE/2014/0007
GRPE/2014/8
Proposal for draft amendments to the 06 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 83 (OICA)
26 Nov 2013 Working Party Formal Documents Motor Vehicle Emissions Motor Vehicle Emissions Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to the Emission of Pollutants According to Engine Fuel Requirements Proposal for a series of amendments to update the on-board diagnostics (OBD) requirements in line with technological progress, including changes in ISO standards. GRPE/2014/0008
GRPE/2014/9
Proposal for supplement 1 to the 07 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 83 (OICA)
26 Nov 2013 Working Party Formal Documents Motor Vehicle Emissions Motor Vehicle Emissions Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to the Emission of Pollutants According to Engine Fuel Requirements Proposal for a series of amendments to update the on-board diagnostics (OBD) requirements in line with technological progress, including changes in ISO standards. GRPE/2014/0009