RELEASE DATE:2020-03-18 16:55
Brief: WP.29 has newly released two technical regulations UN R151 and UN R152. The effectiveness of Indian new power battery regulations is gradually clear. AMECA newly added products into the certification program.

WP.29 new technical regulations UN R151-blind spot monitoring system BSIS came into effect on November 15, 2019, and new technical regulations UN R152-advanced emergency braking system AEBS came into effect on January 22, 2020.

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UN R151 is suitable for N2 and N3 vehicles of more than 8 tons. BSIS aims to warn the driver of the existence of bicycles on the edge of the road during driving to prevent collisions caused by blind spots in the field of vision when the vehicle turns. According to regulations, M2, M3 models or N2 models less than 8 tons can also obtain type certification according to this regulation. One of the parties to the regulation, Japan, has passed an announcement on October 15, 2019, stating that new models of trucks with a capacity of more than 8 tons must be equipped with BSIS and comply with UN R151 from May 2021 (production models starting from May 2023). . The EU, which is also a contracting party, has not announced the mandatory entry into force of R151. 

UN R152 AEBS is one of the autonomous driving technologies. It is applicable to M1 and N1 vehicles. AEBS can automatically detect the risk of forward collision, provide appropriate warning to the driver, and can autonomously decelerate the vehicle to prevent the driver from not responding to the warning. The possible collision risk reduces the risk of possible collision. When the AEBS system is operating, the driver can resume control of the vehicle at any time through conscious operations such as steering and downshifting. The European Union and Japan are the main drafters of this regulation. Although UN R152 has not yet entered the European Union's overall vehicle framework regulations, the European Union has announced that after 2022, all new light vehicles must be equipped with AEBS systems; Japan also announced on January 31, 2020, For light vehicles less than 3.5 tons, new domestic models in Japan will start from November 2021, and new models imported from July 2024 must be equipped with AEBS systems and comply with UN R152. For approved models, new domestic vehicles in Japan will be available in 1225 Starting from July, new cars imported from July 2026 must be equipped with AEBS system and comply with UN R152.

The Indian Automotive Industry Standards Commission AISC released new draft regulations for electric vehicle power systems AIS 038 Rev. 2 / D1 in 2019, and new draft regulations for electric two-wheel vehicle power systems AIS 156 / D1. These two draft standards have been issued in 2019 10 Solicitation of opinions will end on May 29, and it will be released and come into effect. 

The framework of the new draft regulation AIS038 Rev.2 for automotive power batteries refers to the draft UNECE R100 Rev.3. The technical requirements and test methods are completely equivalent to UN GTR 20 Phase 1, the cell or module level puncture in the original AIS048 regulation. The test is canceled and the mechanical shock (SOC 100%) will be replaced with a simulated collision (SOC 95%). It should be noted that the technical requirements and test methods of AIS038 are completely equivalent to UN GTR 20 Phase 1. Some items are more stringent than the current UNECE R100 Rev.2, such as vibration test, temperature shock, simulated impact, and squeeze test. The battery SOC in UNECE R100 Rev.2 only needs to be greater than 50%, but in AIS038 Rev.2 (and UNGTR 20), the SOC needs to be not less than 95%. 

The framework of the new draft regulation AIS156 for electric two-wheeler power batteries is exactly the same as UNECE R136, and the technical requirements and test methods are also completely equivalent. The puncture test in the original AIS048 regulation will be cancelled, and the initial test conditions for the vibration test and mechanical shock SOC 100% of the original AIS048 regulation will become SOC greater than 50%. 

Regarding the formal release and entry into force of the regulations, according to information from experts in the drafting group of the new battery regulations in India, the Ministry of Transport of India MORTH has approved the adoption of AIS 038 Rev. 2 and AIS 156, and a formal announcement will be released shortly. 

In terms of certification strategy, manufacturers have two options:
  • At present, ATIC has received official notification from India to start accepting certification applications based on the new regulations, based on the new regulations AIS038 Rev.2 for automotive power battery CMVR certification, and based on the new regulations AIS 156 for two-wheel vehicle power batteries CVMR certification.
  • Before April 1, 2023, manufacturers can still apply for power battery certification based on AIS 048; after April 1, 2023, manufacturers must apply for power battery certification based on the new regulations AIS038 Rev.2 and AIS 156.
    Links to previous articles:"New regulations for India's electric vehicle and electric two-wheeler power system are about to be released"

AMECA certification is one of the more authoritative voluntary certifications for motor vehicle parts in North America. It is a centralized management, voluntary, one-stop notification to the government, industry and the general public that motor vehicle safety components have been tested in AMECA authorized laboratories and meet relevant standards Standard procedures. AMECA has two certification modes, including traditional certification (Notice of Equipment Compliance) and new ISO certification (ISO Certification Program). 

AMECA recently updated the list of traditional certification (Notice of Equipment Compliance) products, adding wheels-aftermarket parts, seat belts, automotive mirror materials, and interior materials burning, etc. into the traditional certification program. Common automotive products of the AMECA traditional certification program are: safety glass, automotive lighting (such as headlights, license plates, fog lights, brake lights, retro reflectors, etc.), brake hoses, warning lights, etc.
Links to previous articles: “AMECA in North America launches a new ISO-Certification certification process!''
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