GAR Resource Library

This is the place where GlobalAutoRegs stocks general resources and reference materials that we occasionally find useful. If you don't find what you're looking for here, feel free to contact GAR directly via email.

World Forum/WP.29

WP.29 has evolved from an organization focused on European integration into a worldwide effort to establish global regulations for a global industry. Click here for more information on what it is and how it works.

Vehicle Categories

Global regulations refer to vehicle categories such as M1 for light passenger cars or N3 for heavy trucks. Click this heading for the basic definitions of the vehicle categories used in UN Regulations and GTR.

Abbreviations and Technical Terms

The automotive industry is overrun with acronyms and abbreviations. Click this heading for our running list of terms found in regulations and Forum submissions.

Reference Library

In the course of our work, we run across studies, reports, legislative acts, and other publications we would like to keep for future reference. We've stocked these documents in our "reference library" here.

Technologies & Expertise

Links to additional resources for information on vehicle safety and environmental technologies.