On May 26, 2020, the new Implementing Regulation specifying the administrative requirements to allow for the implementation of EU Regulation 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 was published in the Official Journal of the European Union.
Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the pace at which new and updated Regulations are being published by regulatory organisations around the world has slowed considerably. InterRegs are however, continuing to function as normal, checking for updates, editing and preparing documents for upload and we are fully expecting the number of updates being added to InterRegs.NET to gradually return to normal levels over the coming months.
At the 180th session of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN ECE) World Forum for Harmonisation of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29), which took place in Geneva in March 2020, a large number of proposed Supplements and Series of Amendments to existing UN ECE Regulations were adopted.
InterRegs.NET continues to see strong growth in subscriber numbers. Welcome to all new subscribers and thank you for choosing us.
We will be unable to take your calls or answer emails on Friday May 8, 2020 due to the early May public holiday, or on Monday May 25, 2020 due to the Spring public holiday.
It is with great sadness that we record the passing of our Managing Director, Charles Wright. Recently diagnosed with cancer, Charles passed away suddenly, with family by his side.
InterRegs have procedures in place to ensure the continued provision of our services during the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.
Due to the ongoing Coronavirus COVID-19 situation, a number of forthcoming United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN ECE) meetings have been postponed.
An updated Chinese standard on the installation of external lighting and light signalling devices for motor vehicles and their trailers, GB 4785-2019, has recently been published and the requirements are now more closely aligned with those specified within UN ECE Regulation No. 48.06.
The 180th session of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN ECE) World Forum for Harmonisation of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) is scheduled to take place at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on March 10-12, 2020.
We were delighted to see so many of our automotive industry colleagues at the recent SAE Government/Industry Meeting. Next year’s event will be taking place on February 3-5, 2021.
We remind of you of some upcoming deadlines for submitting comments to recent US Federal rulemaking actions.
InterRegs will be at the 2020 SAE Government/Industry Meeting this month showcasing our InterRegs.NET service and co-hosting a Technical Session on Deployment of Automated Driving Systems.
The National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a Final Rule (FR) on November 11, 2019 (F.R. Vol. 84 No. 228) responding to petitions for reconsideration to the October 2, 2019 FR for PART 580 Odometer Disclosure Requirements.
We announce the winner of our 2020 SAE/InterRegs Standards and Regulations Award, to be presented at January's SAE Government/Industry Meeting in Washington DC!
We will be at the SAE Government/Industry Meeting, 22-24 January 2020, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington DC.
Please note our office closure dates for Christmas 2019.
InterRegs will be exhibiting and co-organising a technical session at next year's SAE Government/Industry Meeting!
A new Chinese standard on the limits and measurement methods of fuel consumption for motorcycles and mopeds, GB 15744-2019, has recently been published.
On October 10, 2019 (FR Vol. 84 No. 197) the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) (Docket No. NHTSA 2018 - 0021). NHTSA proposes to amend Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 111 – Rear Visibility to allow cameras in place of inside and outside mirrors.
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The Australian Government have published an amendment to the Road Vehicle Standards Act officially delaying its commencement date until a date to be fixed by a separate Proclamation.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a Final Rule (FR) to clarify the direct contact protection requirements for high voltage connectors in Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 305 Electric-Powered Vehicles: Electrolyte Spillage and Electrical Shock Protection (August 23, 2019, F.R. Vol. 84 No. 164, Docket No. NHTSA-2019-0009).
On August 28, 2019 (FR Vol.84 No. 167) the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published a Notice and Request for Comment (Docket No. NHTSA 2019 - 0082).
Please look out for the January 2020 renewals which we will soon be sending out to InterRegs.NET subscribers.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently issued Final Rules (FRs) for 49 CFR Part 578 - Civil Penalties (July 26, 2019, F.R. Vol. 84 No. 144, Docket No. NHTSA-2018-0017 and July 31, 2019, F.R. Vol. 84 No. 147).
InterRegs are excited to be sponsoring this year's Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International On-Board Diagnostics Symposium - Americas, to be held between September 17-19, 2019 at Garden Grove, CA, USA.
The Australian Government have published a draft Bill amending the Road Vehicle Standards Act to delay its implementation date until a date to be fixed by a separate Proclamation.
Comments regarding the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for FMVSS 304 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Fuel Container Integrity (Federal Register [FR] Vol. 84 No. 120; Docket No. NHTSA-2019-0055) must be received by August 20, 2019.
InterRegs' offices will be closed on Monday 26th August for the summer public holiday; we will be open again from 08.30 on Tuesday 27th August.
For more information about InterRegs.NET, how to use its features and get the most from your subscription, be sure to check out the Knowledgebase.
We're calling for nominations for next year's 2020 SAE/InterRegs Standards and Regulations Award.
In response to customer feedback, the scope of the InterRegs Legislation Implementation Date (LID) database has now been extended to also cover the Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standards.
We were delighted to catch up with so many of our customers and colleagues at the SAE Government/Industry Meeting last month. The event has moved back to January 22-24 for 2020.
InterRegs are pleased to announce that Sue Bai, a Principal Engineer in the Automobile Technology Research division of Honda R&D Americas, Inc. is the winner of the 2019 SAE/InterRegs Standards and Regulations Award.
The InterRegs.NET site launched back in 2006, and since then many enhancements have been made as a result of customer feedback. Some of the suggestions we received as a result of the recent InterRegs Customer Survey have been scheduled for development in 2019.
We will be exhibiting at Booth 6 at the SAE Government/Industry Meeting, 3-5 April 2019, the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington DC. We are also co-organising a Technical Session that covers testing and deployment of vehicles with Automated Driving Systems (i.e. systems at SAE Levels 3 through 5).
We have scheduled several free Webinars that will demonstrate the features and functionality of InterRegs.NET. It is not too late to secure your place!
We are requesting nominations for next year's 2019 SAE/InterRegs Standards and Regulations Award. The winning engineer will be presented with an engraved memento and $1000 honorarium at the 2019 SAE Government Industry Meeting in Washington DC.
We have recently made several enhancements to the design and functionality of our popular LID database.
It was 50 years ago this year, in 1968, that InterRegs was founded. Since then we have grown into the premier online resource for up-to-date, global vehicle safety and emissions regulations.
Recognising that many of our customers often need access to reference information, we have added links to all of the worldwide NCAP sites to InterRegs.NET.
We announce the winner of our 2018 SAE/InterRegs Standards and Regulations Award, to be presented at January's SAE Government/Industry Meeting in Washington DC!
We will be at Booth 6 at the SAE Government/Industry Meeting, 24-26 January 2018, the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington DC.
We will be at the Safety Expo, 16-18 May at the Stadthalle Aschaffenburg in Germany!
During March InterRegs are on the road, participating in the European Automotive Technology Roadshow, in association with SAE.
We announce the winner of our 2017 SAE/InterRegs Standards and Regulations Award, to be presented at January's SAE Government/Industry Meeting in Washington DC!
We will be at the SAE Government/Industry Meeting, 25-27 January 2017, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington DC.
The EPA recently indicated they intend to end the 'Midterm Evaluation' and keep the proposed carbon pollution standards through 2025.
InterRegs are pleased to announce the addition of its 50th Country with a 50% OFF Introductory Price!
This free webinar provides a general overview of InterRegs.NET, and fully demonstrating its features and functionality.
The European Parliament recently agreed to set up a Committee of Inquiry into emissions measurements in the automotive sector, which will investigate any infringements of the application of the European Union legal requirements on automotive emissions.
During February 2016, all new InterRegs.NET and selectregs.com orders qualify for a 20% DISCOUNT, as we celebrate our continuing participation in the SAE Gov/Industry Meeting, Washington DC.
InterRegs are pleased to announce that the InterRegs.NET site has been redesigned with a fresh, modern look and feel. The intuitive structure and navigation system has been retained though, so existing subscribers will continue to feel right at home.
InterRegs are pleased to announce James Green, Project Officer at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, West Virginia, USA as our 2016 SAE/InterRegs Standards and Regulations Award winner!
InterRegs will be present at next year's SAE Government/Industry Meeting, 20-22 January 2016, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington DC. We look forward to seeing you there!
As part of InterRegs' commitment to continuous improvement, we have recently expanded our United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN ECE) service, to give InterRegs.NET subscribers advanced notice of forthcoming ECE regulatory information.
InterRegs will be exhibiting at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle Event 2015 at Millbrook, on 9 and 10 September. See us there in Hall 3 Stand C3-319 and find out more about an exclusive InterRegs discount offer!
During July and August 2015 all SelectRegs.com orders will include a 20% DISCOUNT! SelectRegs is an ideal resource for those with occasional regulatory needs and has proved popular with component manufacturers, legal firms and smaller companies.
We are now calling for nominations for next year's 2016 SAE/InterRegs Standards and Regulations Award. The winning engineer will be presented with an engraved memento and $1000 cash prize!
Whilst participating at the 2015 Govt/Industry Meeting, InterRegs were among the first to hear two breaking announcements from NHTSA, when Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx appeared as an unscheduled luncheon speaker.