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Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles

Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3)

RE3 is an overarching document to facilitate harmonization and support the development of specific UN Regulations by providing uniform terms, references, and other guidance for general use. RE3 provides the guiding principles for the various rule categories by subsystem. The Resolution, via Annex 7 (including Amendment 4), provides definitions of vehicle categories, including in some cases, particular classes of vehicles within the categories. Annex 4 includes recommendations on market fuel quality and Annex 5 contains design principles for control systems of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).

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24 Nov 2019 24 Nov 2019 | We can finally stop calling every small electric vehicle a 'scooter' Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3) RE3 is an overarching document to facilitate harmonization and support the development of specific UN Regulations by providing uniform terms, references, and other guidance for general use. RE3 provides the guiding principles for the various rule categories by subsystem. The Resolution, via Annex 7 (including Amendment 4), provides definitions of vehicle categories, including in some cases, particular classes of vehicles within the categories. Annex 4 includes recommendations on market fuel quality and Annex 5 contains design principles for control systems of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). Consolidated Resolution RE3 Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles United Nations Agreement Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles and Special Resolution No. 1 Concerning the Common Definitions of Vehicle Categories, Masses and Dimensions (S.R. 1) Special Resolution No. 1 contains the definitions of common terms used in global technical regulations (GTR), including of the vehicle categories used in specifying the scope of a regulation. SR 1: Vehicle Categories Special Resolution No. 1: Vehicle Categories, Masses and Dimensions United Nations Agreement Special Resolution No. 1: Vehicle Categories, Masses and Dimensions
26 Apr 2016 26 Apr 2016 | Can Indian refineries deliver upgraded Euro VI fuel by the date as promised? India India Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3) RE3 is an overarching document to facilitate harmonization and support the development of specific UN Regulations by providing uniform terms, references, and other guidance for general use. RE3 provides the guiding principles for the various rule categories by subsystem. The Resolution, via Annex 7 (including Amendment 4), provides definitions of vehicle categories, including in some cases, particular classes of vehicles within the categories. Annex 4 includes recommendations on market fuel quality and Annex 5 contains design principles for control systems of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). Consolidated Resolution RE3 Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles United Nations Agreement Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles, 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 The Informal Group on Heavy-Duty Hybrids expects to deliver its final draft amendment to GTR No.4 at the January 2014 session of GRPE. This amendment would extend GTR No. 4 to include test procedures to evaluate hybrid heavy-duty vehicles. WHDC Worldwide Heavy-Duty Vehicle Emissions Certification Procedure GTR No. 4 GTR No. 4, Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure

This GTR prescribes a test cycle and test procedures to measure the emissions (including off-cycle) and fuel efficiency of light-duty vehicles. The GTR was adopted at the March 2014 session of the World Forum.

A supplemental "phase 1b" is underway to refine certain elements of the initial regulation. WP.29/AC.3 expects to consider a proposal for Amend. 1 to UN GTR No. 15 in November 2016 as result of Phase 1b activities.

A second phase is expected to address low ambient temperature, high altitude test procedures, and possibly durability and conformity issues.

A third phase would eventually include the addition of reference fuels, correlation across existing regional/national cycles, and introduction of emissions limits.

The latest draft version of the amended GTR is regularly updated by the WLTP informal working group.

The regulation is also supplemented by a gearshift calculation tool. WLTP Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Emissions Test Procedure GTR No. 15 GTR No. 15, Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles: Annex 4-Recommendation on market fuel quality This program resulted in the addition of Annex 4 to the Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles. Fuel Quality Fuel Quality WP.29 Regulatory Project Fuel Quality, 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 Diesel/CNG/LNG Engine Emissions Diesel and CNG/LNG Engine Emissions UN Regulation No. 49 UN R49, and Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to the Emission of Pollutants According to Engine Fuel Requirements Together with R49, Regulation 83 addresses vehicle emissions. R83 covers emissions from all light vehicles (M1/N1) regardless of engine type and from heavier vehicles only if equipped with a gasoline engine. Under certain circumstances, R83 or R49 can apply to light vehicle CNG/LPG engines as well as to medium passenger and commercial vehicles (M2/N2) equipped with diesel engines. R83 also contains provisions specific to hybrid variations of the vehicles under its purview. Motor Vehicle Emissions Motor Vehicle Emissions UN Regulation No. 83 UN R83

30 Dec 2015 30 Dec 2015 | India to jump directly to BS-VI emission norms by 2020? India India 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 The Informal Group on Heavy-Duty Hybrids expects to deliver its final draft amendment to GTR No.4 at the January 2014 session of GRPE. This amendment would extend GTR No. 4 to include test procedures to evaluate hybrid heavy-duty vehicles. WHDC Worldwide Heavy-Duty Vehicle Emissions Certification Procedure GTR No. 4 GTR No. 4, 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 Diesel/CNG/LNG Engine Emissions Diesel and CNG/LNG Engine Emissions UN Regulation No. 49 UN R49, Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3) RE3 is an overarching document to facilitate harmonization and support the development of specific UN Regulations by providing uniform terms, references, and other guidance for general use. RE3 provides the guiding principles for the various rule categories by subsystem. The Resolution, via Annex 7 (including Amendment 4), provides definitions of vehicle categories, including in some cases, particular classes of vehicles within the categories. Annex 4 includes recommendations on market fuel quality and Annex 5 contains design principles for control systems of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). Consolidated Resolution RE3 Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles United Nations Agreement Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles, and Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles: Annex 4-Recommendation on market fuel quality This program resulted in the addition of Annex 4 to the Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles. Fuel Quality Fuel Quality WP.29 Regulatory Project Fuel Quality
25 Feb 2015 25 Feb 2015 | WP.29 publishes acronyms and symbols listings 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 The Informal Group on Heavy-Duty Hybrids expects to deliver its final draft amendment to GTR No.4 at the January 2014 session of GRPE. This amendment would extend GTR No. 4 to include test procedures to evaluate hybrid heavy-duty vehicles. WHDC Worldwide Heavy-Duty Vehicle Emissions Certification Procedure GTR No. 4 GTR No. 4, Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles (R.E.3) RE3 is an overarching document to facilitate harmonization and support the development of specific UN Regulations by providing uniform terms, references, and other guidance for general use. RE3 provides the guiding principles for the various rule categories by subsystem. The Resolution, via Annex 7 (including Amendment 4), provides definitions of vehicle categories, including in some cases, particular classes of vehicles within the categories. Annex 4 includes recommendations on market fuel quality and Annex 5 contains design principles for control systems of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). Consolidated Resolution RE3 Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles United Nations Agreement Consolidated Resolution on the Construction of Vehicles, Special Resolution No. 1 Concerning the Common Definitions of Vehicle Categories, Masses and Dimensions (S.R. 1) Special Resolution No. 1 contains the definitions of common terms used in global technical regulations (GTR), including of the vehicle categories used in specifying the scope of a regulation. SR 1: Vehicle Categories Special Resolution No. 1: Vehicle Categories, Masses and Dimensions United Nations Agreement Special Resolution No. 1: Vehicle Categories, Masses and Dimensions, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Category L2, L4 and L5 Vehicles with Regard to Noise Three-Wheeled Cycle Noise Three-Wheeled Cycle Noise UN Regulation No. 9 UN R9, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to electromagnetic compatibility Electromagnetic Compatibility Electromagnetic Compatibility UN Regulation No. 10 UN R10, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with Regard to the Protection of the Driver Against the Steering Mechanism in the Event of Impact Steering Mechanism Steering Mechanism Impact Protection UN Regulation No. 12 UN R12, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles of Categories M, N and O with regard to Braking Heavy-Duty Braking Heavy-Duty Vehicle Braking UN Regulation No. 13 UN R13, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Passenger Cars with regard to Braking Light Vehicle Braking Light-Duty Vehicle Braking UN Regulation No. 13-H UN R13-H, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to Safety-belt Anchorages, ISOFIX Anchorages Systems and ISOFIX Top Tether Anchorages Safety-Belt/ISOFIX Anchorages Safety-Belt and ISOFIX Anchorages UN Regulation No. 14 UN R14, 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, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to the Seats, their Anchorages and any Head Restraints This Regulation applies to:
  1. Vehicles of categories M1 and N with regard to the strength of seats and their anchorages and with regard to their head restraints;
  2. Vehicles of categories M2 and M3 with regard to seats not covered by Regulation No. 80, in respect of the strength of seats and their anchorages, and in respect of their head restraints;
  3. Vehicles of category M1 with regard to the design of the rear parts of seat backs and the design of devices intended to protect the occupants from the danger resulting from the displacement of luggage in a frontal impact.

It does not apply to vehicles with regard to side-facing or rearward-facing seats, or to any head restraint fitted to these seats.

Strength of Seats Strength of Seats, Anchorages, and Head Restraints UN Regulation No. 17 UN R17, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Protective Helmets and their Visors for Drivers and Passengers of Motor Cycles and Mopeds Helmets Helmets and Visors UN Regulation No. 22 UN R22, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Head Restraints (Headrests), Whether or Not Incorporated in Vehicle Seats Head Restraints Head Restraints UN Regulation No. 25 UN R25, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Pneumatic Tyres for Motor Vehicles and their Trailers This rule applies primarily, but not exclusively, to tires for use on passenger cars and their trailers. Pneumatic Tires Pneumatic Tires UN Regulation No. 30 UN R30, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Cycles with regard to Noise The proposal for the 04 series of amendments, adopted at the June 2011 Forum session, will be posted as Revision 2 to the regulation pursuant to the completion of administrative formalities. Motorcycle Noise Motorcycle Noise UN Regulation No. 41 UN R41, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Restraining Devices for Child Occupants of Power-driven Vehicles ("Child Restraint System") Child Restraint Systems Child Restraint Systems UN Regulation No. 44 UN R44, 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 Diesel/CNG/LNG Engine Emissions Diesel and CNG/LNG Engine Emissions UN Regulation No. 49 UN R49, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Motor Vehicles having at least Four Wheels with regard to their Noise Emissions Vehicle Noise Vehicle Noise Emissions UN Regulation No. 51 UN R51, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Pneumatic Tyres for Commercial Vehicles and their Trailers CV Tires Commercial Vehicle Tyres UN Regulation No. 54 UN R54, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Mechanical Coupling Components of Combinations of Vehicles Mechanical Couplings Mechanical Coupling Components UN Regulation No. 55 UN R55, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Two-wheeled Mopeds with regard to Noise Moped Noise Two-wheeled Moped Noise UN Regulation No. 63 UN R63, "Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to their equipment which may include: a temporary- use spare unit, run-flat tyres. Spare Tires Temporary-use Tires UN Regulation No. 64 UN R64, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Pneumatic Tyres for Motor Cycles and Mopeds Motorcycle Tires Motorcycle and Moped Tires UN Regulation No. 75 UN R75, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles of Categories L1, L2, L3, L4, and L5 with regard to Braking Motorcycle Braking Motorcycle and Moped Braking UN Regulation No. 78 UN R78, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to Steering Equipment Steering Equipment Steering Equipment UN Regulation No. 79 UN R79, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Seats of Large Passenger Vehicles and of these Vehicles with regard to the Strength of the Seats and their Anchorages Coach Seat Strength Seat Strength and Seat Anchorages for Large Passenger Vehicles UN Regulation No. 80 UN R80, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to the Emission of Pollutants According to Engine Fuel Requirements Together with R49, Regulation 83 addresses vehicle emissions. R83 covers emissions from all light vehicles (M1/N1) regardless of engine type and from heavier vehicles only if equipped with a gasoline engine. Under certain circumstances, R83 or R49 can apply to light vehicle CNG/LPG engines as well as to medium passenger and commercial vehicles (M2/N2) equipped with diesel engines. R83 also contains provisions specific to hybrid variations of the vehicles under its purview. Motor Vehicle Emissions Motor Vehicle Emissions UN Regulation No. 83 UN R83, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of: I. Vehicles with regard to Limitation of their Maximum Speed II. Vehicles with regard to the Installation of a Speed Limitation Device (SLD) of an Approved Type III. Speed Limitation Devices (SLD) Speed Limitation Devices Speed Limitation Devices UN Regulation No. 89 UN R89, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to the Protection of the Occupants in the Event of a Frontal Collision Frontal Collision Protection Occupant Protection in Frontal Collisions UN Regulation No. 94 UN R94, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to the Protection of the Occupants in the Event of a Lateral Collision This regulation applies to the lateral collision behavior of the structure of the passenger compartment of M1 and N1 categories of vehicles where the "R" point of the lowest seat is not more than 700 mm from ground level when the unladen vehicle plus 100 kg (i.e., the mass of a side impact dummy plus instrumentation) is at rest. Lateral Collision Protection Occupant Protection in Lateral Collisions UN Regulation No. 95 UN R95, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to specific requirements for the electric power train Electric Powertrain Vehicles Construction and Safety of Electric Powertrains UN Regulation No. 100 UN R100, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of: I. A Close-Coupling Device (CCD) II. Vehicles with regard to the Fitting of an Approved Type of CCD Close-Coupling Devices Close-Coupling Devices UN Regulation No. 102 UN R102, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles Intended for the Carriage of Dangerous Goods with regard to their Specific Constructional Features ADR Vehicles Construction of Vehicles for the Carriage of Dangerous Goods UN Regulation No. 105 UN R105, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Pneumatic Tyres for Agricultural Vehicles and their Trailers Agricultural Tires Tires for Agricultural Vehicles UN Regulation No. 106 UN R106, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval for the Production of Retreaded Pneumatic Tyres for Motor Vehicles and their Trailers Retreaded Tires Retreaded Tires for Motor Vehicles UN Regulation No. 108 UN R108, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval for the Production of Retreaded Pneumatic Tyres for Commercial Vehicles and their Trailers CV Retreaded Tires Retreaded Tires for Commercial Vehicles UN Regulation No. 109 UN R109, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Tank Vehicles of Categories N and O with regard to Rollover Stability Tank Vehicle Stability Tank Vehicle Rollover Stability UN Regulation No. 111 UN R111, 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 Tire Noise, Wet Adhesion, and Rolling Resistance Tire Rolling Sound Emissions, Adhesion on Wet Surfaces, and Rolling Resistance UN Regulation No. 117 UN R117, Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Wheels for Passenger Cars and their Trailers Passenger Car/Trailer Wheels Passenger Car and Trailer Wheels UN Regulation No. 124 UN R124, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of motor vehicles with regard to their pedestrian safety performance Pedestrian Safety Pedestrian Safety UN Regulation No. 127 UN R127, and Uniform provisions concerning the approval of motor vehicles with regard to advanced emergency braking systems Advanced Emergency Braking Advanced Emergency Braking Systems UN Regulation No. 131 UN R131
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