GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE REGULATIONS UPDATES IN JANUARY 2023

GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE REGULATIONS UPDATES IN JANUARY 2023

RELEASE DATE:2023-02-10 18:13
Brief: ATIC Global Vehicle Regulation Research Department reminds you that please pay attention to the following information for the update of global vehicle regulations in January 2023.



  • The adoption of two new UNECE regulations, R166 and R167, by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) at the 188th meeting of the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29).
  • The United Kingdom released the Road Vehicles and Non:Road Mobile Machinery (Type Approval) (Amendment and Transitional Provisions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2022.
  • Canada issued minimum sound requirements for hybrid and electric vehicles.
  • Vietnam issued guidelines for energy labeling of electric vehicles, motorcycles, and mopeds.
  • Saudi Arabia released new draft technical regulations for automotive parts.

GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE REGULATIONS UPDATE SPOTLIGHTFOR JANUARY 2023
UNECE: The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) adopted two new UNECE regulations at the 188th meeting of the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29), namely R166 and R167. R166 relates to the requirements for vehicles in categories M1 and N1 with vulnerable road users on the front and sides, and R167 relates to vehicles in categories M2, M3, N2 and N3 R166 is about the direct vision requirements of the cab.

United Kingdom: The United Kingdom released the Road Vehicles and Non:Road Mobile Machinery (Type Approval) (Amendment and Transitional Provisions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2022. According to the requirements of the new regulations, from February 1, 2024, new vehicles in categories M and N must comply with the full GB type approval scheme, and for existing vehicles in categories M and N, when the "Provisional" GB type approval is no longer valid Must comply with the full GB type approval scheme. For  O categorey vehicles, from 1 February 2025, new types of vehicles must comply with the GB type approval scheme. For  L and  T category vehicles, the full GB type approval scheme is still being developed, allowing the "Provisional"  GB type approval scheme to continue until December 31, 2027.

Canada: Amends the Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations to add CMVSS 141, the minimum sound requirements for hybrid and electric vehicles. The new safety standard includes requirements for testable acoustic parameters when the vehicle is about to move or travel at low speeds. These requirements will ensure that cyclists, pedestrians and the visually impaired can detect and identify nearby hybrid and electric vehicles. CMVSS 141 and FMVSS 141 are harmonized.

Vietnam:Vietnam issued Circular 48/2022/TT:BGTVT to regulate the energy efficiency of electric vehicles, which requires range and energy efficiency tests and energy efficiency labels for electric and hybrid vehicles, with the regulation coming into force on 1 July 2023.

Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia issued a new draft technical regulation on auto parts, including terms and definitions, scope, objectives, supplier obligations, labeling, conformity assessment procedures, HS codes, etc.

ATIC GLOBAL VEHICLE REGULATIONS DATABASE JANUARY 2023 UPDATE SUMMARY
Summary by region:
ECE:45updates
EC:1 update
Brazil:7 updates
Philippines:4 updates
South Korea:29 updates
Canada:1 update
Saudi Arabia:1 update
Turkey:4 updates
Hong Kong, China:2 updates
Singapore:3 updates
New Zealand:1 update
United Kingdom:1 update
Vietnam:1 update

Summary by regulation status:
Formal Regulation :90 updates
Draft :10 updates

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