ABSTRACT: Since February 2020, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has strengthened the requirements for motorcycle access, and all motorcycle products entering GCC member states must obtain GCC certificates. In order to facilitate customers to understand the access requirements for motorcycles in the Gulf region, and to be familiar with the certification and factory audit procedures, ATIC has jointly organized an online seminar on motorcycle GCC certification with the Gulf State Standardization Organization (GSO) motorcycle certification department. The meeting invited many motorcycle OEMs such as Haojue, YADEA, NINEBOT, SENKEMOTOR, PIAGGIO, GUANGBEN LOCOMOTIVE, ZHUJIANG etc.
BRIEF INTRODUCTION OF GSO
The Gulf Cooperration Council for the Arab States of the Gulf （GCC）is the most important political and economic organization in the Gulf region, which is headquartered in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. The member states include the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Yemen. The Gulf Standardization Organization (GSO), whose full name is The Standardization Organization of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, GCC Standardization Organization (GSO) is a Regional Standardization Organization (RSO) established by the resolution of the GCC Supreme Council.
The mission of GSO is to assist GCC to achieve the objectives set forth in its Charter and in the GCC Economic Agreement by unifying the various standardization activities and following up implementation and compliance with the same in cooperation and coordination with the standardization bodies in the Member States (NSBs) to develop the production and service sectors, foster the intra-GCC trade, protect the consumer, environment and the public health, enhance the GCC economy and its competitiveness and meet the requirements of Gulf Custom Union and Gulf Common Market. Until now, all automobiles, motorcycles and tire products entering the Gulf GCC countries need to get the GCC certificate through GSO.
In this seminar, Mr. Al-Zahrani, the responsible officers of GSO motorcycle certification, explained in detail the certification process of motorcycles in the Gulf region, and provided answers to related questions for participating manufacturers. The conference mainly included the following topics:
1. GCC certification process for motorcycles, mopeds, ATV and UTV
2. GCC technical requirements and test methods for motorcycles
3. Pre-epidemic and current factory audit plan
4. Maintenance and renewal of motorcycle GCC certificate and introduction of GSO system
ATIC TECHNICAL SERVICE IN THE GULF
1. Motorcycle GCC certification
2. Automobiles GCC certification
3. GCCcertification for motor vehicle tires
4. Saudi SABER/SASO/EER certification for auto parts and consumer products
5. UAE ESMA/ECAS certification for auto parts and consumer products
6. Saudi SASO fuel consumption label application for motor vehicles
ATIC is a young technical service company from China, established in 2015. ATIC is comitted to integrate domestic and international regulations, testing and certification resources with a global perspective in the context of globalization, and establish a new, specialized regulation research, testing and certification platform. With innovative Digital Reporting System (DRS), Customer Service Platform (CSP) and self-developed Global Vehicle Regulation Database (GVRD), ATIC's compliance service covers more than 54 countries/regions globally, testing and certification service covers more than 30 countries/regions worldwide. ATIC serve more than 3,300 manufactures each year.
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