Working Party
Session 60 | Geneva | 1-3 Sep 2014
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GRB/58
Report of the GRB on its 60th session
17 Oct 2014 Working Party Report Report of the Working Party on Noise on its September 2014 session. GRB-2014-0058
GRB-60-01
Proposal for additional amendments to the draft the 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51
27 Aug 2014 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 informal working group on Un Regulations Nos. 51 and 59 for further amendments to the draft 03 series of amendments to UN R51 (document GRB/2014/5). GRB-60-0001
GRB-60-02
Proposal for amendments to the Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3) (EC)
18 Aug 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) In document GRSG/2014/25, the AVLI informal group proposed to add classes and definitions for agricultural vehicles to the Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles. The proposal raised consistency issues for the EU with respect to vehicle definitions that will be introduced by Regulation (EU) 167/2013 in 2016. Therefore, the EU Commission services have developed two alternative proposals: one in full alignment with the definitions used in the EU regulation and one based on the AVLI group definitions with small changes to achieve consistency with the EU legislation. GRB-60-0002
GRB-60-03
Potential benefits of Triple-A tyres in the Netherlands (TNO, Netherlands, and M+P)
18 Aug 2014 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 "Quick scan" study prepared for the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment to evaluate the potential of "triple A" tyres to improve vehicle safety, noise emssions, fuel consumption, and CO2 emissions. Tyres in the EU are labeled to convey information on their energy efficiency, safety, and noise performance. Triple A refers to tyres receiving the highest ratings across these three criteria. GRB-60-0003
GRB-60-04
Dutch Government leaflet on "Quiet Road Surfaces" (Netherlands and M+P)
18 Aug 2014 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 This leaflet gives a short introduction for those who wants to explore the benefits and common pitfalls of silent road surfaces in urban situations. GRB-60-0004
GRB-60-04/Add.1
Quiet road surfaces: Eurocities working group noise (Netherlands and M+P)
15 Sep 2014 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-60-0004/Add.1
GRB-60-05
General information and WP.29 highlights for the 60th session of the Working Party on Noise
27 Aug 2014 Working Party Informal Documents GRB-60-0005
GRB-60-06
Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 41 (IMMA)
28 Aug 2014 Working Party Informal Documents Motorcycle Noise Motorcycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with regard to Noise Proposal to clarify certain terms and symbols used in Annex 7 (ASEP) of the regulation. GRB-60-0006
GRB-60-07
Proposals for amendments to Regulations Nos. 9, 41 (03 and 04 series of amendments) and 63 (IMMA)
28 Aug 2014 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 Two-wheeled Moped Noise Moped Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Two-wheeled Mopeds with regard to Noise This proposal would correct the reference to the latest version of ISO 10844 and introduce transitional provisions for shift of the test track from ISO 10844:1994 to ISO 10844:2011. GRB-60-0007
GRB-60-08
Tyre noise limits of EC/661/2009 and ECE R117: Evaluation based on sold tyres in the Netherlands (Netherlands and M+P)
28 Aug 2014 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 Memorandum to the Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment in response to its request for research into<ul><li>the effect of the present tyre Regulations on the exterior noise levels of tyres</li><li>comparison of the tyre noise levels in the present distribution with the limit values defined in the tyre Regulations</li><li>definition of the levels of "present-day technology and ambitious technology on base of the distribution of levels found in the present tyre population".</li></ul> GRB-60-0008
GRB-60-08/Add.1
Shifts in tyre sound levels between 2007 and 2013 (Addendum) (M+P and Netherlands)
16 Sep 2014 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-60-0008/Add.1
GRB-60-09
ISO 362-3: Indoor-testing of pass-by noise (ISO and BMW)
29 Aug 2014 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 on the ISO project to provide a basis for the type approval of vehicles using an indoor pass-by test for noise levels. GRB-60-0009
GRB-60-10/Rev.1
China Proposal for treatment of Micro-Van and Micro-Truck classes under UN R51 (CATARC)
02 Sep 2014 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 permit a 74dB(A) limit value for the noise of micro-vans and micro-trucks. GRB-60-0010/Rev.1
GRB-60-11/Rev.1
Terms of Reference for a GRB informal group on quiet road transport vehicles under the 1958 Agreement
04 Sep 2014 Working Party Informal Documents Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Quiet Road Transport Vehicles Uniform provisions concerning the approval of Quiet Road Transport Vehicles with regard to their reduced audibility (QRTV) Proposal for an informal working group to proceed with the development of a type-approval regulation for electric and hybrid electric vehicles under the 1958 Agreement in parallel to but separately from the effort to develop a global technical regulation on such vehicles. GRB-60-0011/Rev.1
GRB-60-12
Shifts in tyre sound levels between 2007 and 2013 (M+P and Netherlands)
05 Sep 2014 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 Review of research program that quantified differences in tire noise levels between the tire population on sale before and after revision of tire regulation in 2009 (Regulation (EC) No 1222/2009). GRB-60-0012
GRB-60-13
Presentation on "quiet road surfaces" and their impact on rolling noise (Netherlands and M+P)
05 Sep 2014 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-60-0013
GRB-60-14/Rev.1
Triple-A tyres – benefits for environment, noise, safety and economy (Netherlands, TNO, and M+P)
05 Sep 2014 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 Tyres in the EU are labeled to convey information on their energy efficiency, safety, and noise performance. Triple A refers to tyres receiving the highest ratings across these three criteria. This presentation reviews data collected on the advantages demonstrated by such triple-A tyres. GRB-60-0014/Rev.1
GRB-60-15
China Proposal for a harmonized M1 classification and limits (CATARC)
05 Sep 2014 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 Comparison ECE R51.03 (as adopted by GRB) versus the draft China regulation GB1495 for M1 vehicle noise and proposal for reconciling apparent differences between them. GRB-60-0015
GRB-60-16
Assessment on the Minimum Sound Level of the Horn (OICA)
05 Sep 2014 Working Party Informal Documents 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 Review of vehicle horn regulations across various markets towards assessing the minimum sound level of 87 dB(A) under UN R28. GRB-60-0016
GRB-60-17
ISO 10844: Comparison of 2014 version against 2011 version (ISO)
04 Sep 2014 Working Party Informal Documents 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 Three-Wheeled Cycle Noise Three-Wheeled Cycle Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Category L2, L4 and L5 Vehicles with Regard to Noise Two-wheeled Moped Noise Moped Noise Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Two-wheeled Mopeds with regard to Noise 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-60-0017
GRB/2014/3
Annotated provisional agenda for the 60th GRB session
07 Jun 2014 Working Party Agenda Draft agenda for the September 2014 session of the Working Party on Noise. GRB/2014/0003
GRB/2014/4
Proposal for amendments to Regulation No. 28 (OICA)
21 Jun 2014 Working Party Formal Documents 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 The current UN R28 test procedures specify voltages that cannot be reached by many vehicles' internal battery charges alone; however, the provisions can be met if the vehicle is warmed up and run at idle. Therefore, OICA proposes to allow vehicles to be run at idle during the test procedure. OICA also proposes to change the minimum sound level requirement for vehicles of category M and N and motorcycles of a power greater than 7 kW from 93 dB to 87 dB. GRB/2014/0004
GRB/2014/5
Proposal for the 03 series of amendments to Regulation No. 51
23 Jun 2014 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 expert group on UN R51 and UN R59 to update the provisions of UN Regulation No. 51. GRB/2014/0005
GRB/2014/6
Proposal for the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 59
21 Jun 2014 Working Party Formal Documents Replacement Silencing Systems Replacement Silencing Systems Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Replacement Silencing Systems Consolidated version of UN Regulation No. 59 incorporating the revisions recommended by the Informal Working Group on UN Regulations Nos. 51 and 59 in order to align the UN R59 with the latest EU decisions. GRB/2014/0006
GRB/2014/7
Proposal for Supplement 6 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 117 (Russia)
19 Jun 2014 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 introduce a “Deceleration Calculator” (dω/dt) for use in the UN R117 test procedures. This procedure was developed by Russia and validated by an ad hoc group (including NAMI, UTAC, and ETRTO). GRB/2014/0007
GRB/2014/8
Proposal for Supplement 7 to the 02 series of amendments to Regulation No. 117 (ETRTO and Russia)
21 Jun 2014 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 At the 58th GRB session, the expert from ETRTO introduced GRB-58-02, proposing new time measurement accuracy for instrumentation involved in the rolling resistance method (Annex 6 of the UN Regulation). The expert from the Russian Federation introduced GRB-58-13, arguing that this change of accuracy was not needed for Annex 6. This present revised proposal has been prepared the ETRTO and approved by Russia. GRB/2014/0008