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 March2023.
- The European Union issued a draft for the Advanced Driver Distraction Warning (ADDW)
- The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe issued the official regulations of UN ECE R165
- Hong Kong, China issued guidelines for vehicle power sockets
- Chile updated the regulations on the safety elements of light passenger vehicles and commercial vehicles
GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE REGULATIONS UPDATE SPOTLIGHT FOR MARCH 2023
European Union: The European Union released the Advanced Driver Distraction Warning System (ADDW) consultation draft on March 24, 2023. Feedback time: March 24, 2023 to April 21, 2023, to take effect on the twentieth day after publication in the Official Journal, with mandatory implementation from 7.7.2024.
UN ECE: The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe publishes the official UN ECE R165 regulation, which is divided into two parts:
PART I: Approval of audible reverse warning devices which are intended for fitting to motor vehicles of categories M2 (M > 3500 kg), N2, N3 and M3;
PART II: Approval of motor vehicles listed in 1.1.1. with regard to fitting of audible reverse warning devices automatically activated when reverse gear is selected and the propulsion system is on.
Hong Kong, China: Considering the safety of vehicle electricity and protecting users from electric shock, Hong Kong has recently issued guidelines for on-board power sockets, specifying some basic acceptable protection features for power supplies up to 200w, For those higher power supply, the vehicle manufacturers shall require to provide more protection whereas appropriate:
1) The In-Vehicle Power Socket Outlet (IPSO) should be so constructed and designed suitable for those electrical products operating at supply voltage of 220V and supply frequency of 50Hz in Hong Kong;
2) The structure and design of the vehicle power socket (IPSO) should be suitable for the corresponding plug requirements of BS 546 or BS 1363;
3) The socket holes of the IPSO must be fitted with safety shutters;
4)TheI PSO must not be fitted with irregular socket holes and must only allow one type of plug as listed in item 2 above; and
5) A declaration should be provided by the vehicle manufacturers to confirm that the IPSO and its circuit are safe with the appropriate safety features and protections, and provide corresponding supporting documents.
Chile: Chile issued the exemption of Resolution No. 816 of the Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications on March 16, 2023, which amended the Regulations Resolution 48-2000 on the safety elements of light passenger Decree No. 2, which amended the motor vehicle safety performance requirements Decreto 26-2000, so the Resolution 48-2000 was revised accordingly.
ATIC GLOBAL VEHICLE REGULATIONS DATABASE MARCH 2023 UPDATE SUMMARY
Summary by region:
ECE: 1 update
United States: 3updates
Singapore: 2 updates
India: 6 updates
Chile: 1 update
South Korea: 1 update
Hong Kong, China: 1 update
Summary by regulation status:
Formal Regulation: 7updates
Draft: 11 updates
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