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Contracting Party

Germany is a Contracting Party to the 1958 and 1998 Agreements. Under the 1958 Agreement, Germany recognizes type approvals issued in accordance with the regulations listed here. Type approvals issued by Germany carry the symbol "E 1".

UN(ECE) Regulations

Germany applies 145 UN Regulations.

Recent WP.29 Contributions from Germany

19 Mar
UN R142: Germany proposals to draft TPMS amendments (TPMSTI-02-09)
["Regulation on uniform provisions concerning the approval of motor vehicles with regard to the installation of their tyres (tentative title pending regulation development) Tyre Installation Tyre Installation UN Regulation No. 142 UN R142"]
03 Mar
Cybersecurity: Proposal for amendments to document GRVA-05-05-Rev.1 (GRVA-06-15)
[" Vehicle automation and connectivity have increased concerns over vulnerability to unauthorized access to critical vehicle systems and sensitive vehicle user information. This heading has been established to pull together information on activities related to this area of cybersecurity. Cybersecurity and data protection are being addressed within WP.29 primarily under the broader Intelligent Transport Systems and Automated Driving discussions. Cybersecurity Draft Recommendation/UN Regulation on Cyber Security WP.29 Regulatory Project Draft Recommendation/UN Regulation on Cyber Security"]
26 Feb
Comments on DSSAD for the draft ALKS UN Regulation (EDR-DSSAD-4.1-04)
[" This program is an offshoot of the work on Automatically Commanded Steering Systems (ACSF). The original ACSF mandate envisioned amendments to UN Regulation No. 79 on steering systems to enable approval of automated functions operating at speeds above 10 kph. The ACSF group subsequently proposed to draft a new regulation to address automated lane-keeping systems qualifying as Level 3 automation under the SAE J3016 taxonomy (i.e., lane-keeping systems operating continuously under \"hands off\" driver supervision). The earlier work had envisioned such systems as Category B2 ACSF. Category B1 ACSF covered lane-keeping systems requiring the driver's hands on the steering wheel (at least periodically). ALKS Automated Lane-Keeping Systems WP.29 Regulatory Project Automated Lane-Keeping Systems", " DSSAD relates to the development of requirements for data collection and storage with particular attention to liability issues. A Data Storage System for Automated Driving is envisioned as a device or a function for Level 3-5 automated driving systems that can record driver-system interactions surrounding a critical safety event.\r\n DSSAD Data Storage Systems for Automated Driving WP.29 Regulatory Project Data Storage Systems for Automated Driving"]

News & Developments

Nineteen news articles related to Germany are in the GAR database.