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Non-Governmental Organization
International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers

OICA is comprised of 38 national trade associations around the world, including all major automobile manufacturing countries, thereby covering virtually the entire motor vehicle industry all over the world.

OICA’s general purposes are to defend the interests of the vehicle manufacturers, assemblers and importers grouped within their national federations and, in particular:

  • Link the national automobile associations,
  • Study issues of mutual interest relating to the development and future of the automobile industry,
  • Collect and circulate useful information among member associations,
  • Establish policies and positions on issues of mutual interest to the members,
  • Represent the automobile industry at the international level, in particular with intergovernmental and international bodies,
  • Disseminate and promote industry policies and positions among international bodies and the general public.

You can find more information about OICA at their website.

Recent WP.29 Contributions from OICA

11 Dec
A Strategy for EDR and DSSAD (EDR-DSSAD-03-03/Rev.1)
[" 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", " In 2018, EDR became a priority in the WP.29 programme of work in relation to automated vehicle work and proposals for a Data Storage System for Automated Driving (DSSAD).\r\n\r\nIn 2015, the UK Department for Transport published a <a href=\"https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/driverless-cars-in-the-uk-a-regulatory-review\" target=\"_bank\">Regulatory Review around Driverless Cars</a>. This looked at whether such vehicles could be tested in the UK and which areas of legislation would need to be changed prior to everyday use of driverless cars. \r\n\r\nThe Review found that event data recorders would be an essential element for the widespread use of driverless cars, given the need for a definitive record of the actions the driver and/or vehicle may or may not have taken prior to a collision.\r\n\r\nTherefore, the UK raised this topic during the May 2015 GRSG session and asked that EDR be added to the agenda for the October 2015 GRSG session. EDR Event Data Recorders WP.29 Regulatory Project Event Data Recorders"]
10 Dec
Meeting Minutes SLR ad-hoc meeting on Headlamp Levelling (SLR-35-13/Rev.1)
["Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to the Installation of Lighting and Light-signalling Devices Regulation No. 48 establishes minimum requirements for lighting equipment towards ensuring satisfactory levels of traffic safety, including such areas as adequate forward illumination, limits on headlamp glare, luminosity of signalling lamps, etc. The regulations considers the installation and functioning of lighting equipment as a whole to ensure compatible performance across all types of equipment and devices (headlamps, signalling lamps, markers lamps, etc.).\r\n Installation of Lighting Installation of Lighting and Lighting-Signalling Equipment UN Regulation No. 48 UN R48"]
09 Dec
UN R16: Proposal to amend document GRSP/2019/15 (Supplement 6 to the 07 series and Supplement 1 to 08 series of amendments) (GRSP-66-14)
["Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of: I. Safety-belts, Restraint Systems, Child Restraint Systems and ISOFIX Child Restraint Systems for Occupants of Power-driven Vehicles II. Vehicles Equipped with Safety-belts, Safety-belt Reminders, Restraint Systems, Child Restraint Systems and ISOFIX Child Restraint Systems Safety belt systems Safety belts and related systems UN Regulation No. 16 UN R16"]