On June 8, 2021, the European Commission published a new draft EU Implementing Regulation for EU Regulation No. 2018/858 on the approval and market surveillance of motor vehicles and their trailers, and of systems, components and separate technical units intended for such vehicles. This new draft Implementing Regulation provides additional detail and definition regarding the operation and coordination of the market surveillance activities specified within (EU) No. 2018/858. In addition, this draft Implementing Regulation also defines the data which manufacturers must make available to the European Commission and to legitimate third party organisations to allow them to carry compliance testing on their products.
Following the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the EU, EU automotive legislation as it applied to the UK before 11pm on December 31, 2020 was retained into UK law. To address this we have made some changes to our Great Britain service.
In the May 26, 2021 Federal Register (FR Vol. 86 No. 100; [Docket No. NHTSA-2021-0013]), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), requested a 3 year extension for comments regarding submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval of Automated Driving Systems 2.0 a Vision for Safety. NHTSA is looking for comments on any aspect of this information collection.