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August 2020
EU Requests Comments on their Proposed Implementing Regulation for (EU) 2019/2144

The European Commission have published a draft version of the proposed Implementing Regulation for the new General Safety Regulation, (EU) 2019/2144 with a request for comments.

August 2020
Updated Chinese Standard on Safety Specification for Electric Motorcycles Published

An updated Chinese standard on the safety specifications for electric motorcycles and electric mopeds, GB 24155-2020, has recently been published.

August 2020
InterRegs Exhibiting at the 2021 SAE Government/Industry Meeting

InterRegs will be exhibiting at next year's SAE Government/Industry Meeting at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington DC.

2020

August 2020
UK Public Holiday

InterRegs will be closing on Monday August 31, 2020 due to the UK summer public holiday.

July 2020
European Commission Meetings Move to Online Format

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus COVID-19 situation, the next meetings of both the Technical Committee - Motor Vehicles (TCMV) and the Motor Vehicles Working Group (MVWG) will take place via WEBEX.

July 2020
NHTSA Allows More Time for Comments Regarding Part 572 Hybrid III 5th Percentile Female Test Dummy

On June 2, 2020 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published in the Federal Register (F.R. Vol. 85 No. 106, [Docket No. NHTSA-2019-0023]) that the comment period for the Part 572 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) issued in December 2019 with original comment period closing on February 24, 2020, is reopened until August 3, 2020.

July 2020
Call for Nominations - SAE/InterRegs Standards and Regulations Award

We’re calling for nominations for next year's 2021 SAE/InterRegs Standards and Regulations Award!

June 2020
New Implementing Regulation for (EU) 2018/858 Published

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.

June 2020
Coronavirus COVID-19 Customer Update

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.

May 2020
Updates to UN ECE Regulations Adopted by the United Nations World Forum for Harmonisation of Vehicle

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.

May 2020
Welcome to our Newest InterRegs.Net Subscribers!

InterRegs.NET continues to see strong growth in subscriber numbers. Welcome to all new subscribers and thank you for choosing us.

May 2020
UK Public Holidays

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.

April 2020
In Memoriam - Charles Wright

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.

April 2020
Coronavirus COVID-19 Customer Update

InterRegs have procedures in place to ensure the continued provision of our services during the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.

April 2020
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN ECE) Meetings Postponed

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus COVID-19 situation, a number of forthcoming United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN ECE) meetings have been postponed.

March 2020
Updated Chinese Standard on Lighting Installation for Motor Vehicles and Their Trailers Published

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.

March 2020
Upcoming Meeting of the United Nations World Forum for Harmonisation of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29)

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.

February 2020
Highlights from SAE Government/Industry Meeting 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.

February 2020
Reminders of Closing Dates for US Federal Comments

We remind of you of some upcoming deadlines for submitting comments to recent US Federal rulemaking actions.

January 2020
InterRegs at 2020 SAE Government/Industry Meeting, 22-24 January 2020

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.

January 2020
NHTSA update Final Rule for Odometers

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.

2019

December 2019
2020 SAE/InterRegs Award Winner Announcement

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!

December 2019
InterRegs at 2020 SAE Government/Industry Meeting, 22-24 January 2020

We will be at the SAE Government/Industry Meeting, 22-24 January 2020, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington DC.

December 2019
InterRegs Christmas Hours

Please note our office closure dates for Christmas 2019.

November 2019
InterRegs Exhibiting at the 2020 SAE Government/Industry Meeting

InterRegs will be exhibiting and co-organising a technical session at next year's SAE Government/Industry Meeting!

November 2019
New Chinese Standard Introducing Lower Fuel Consumption Limits for Motorcycles Published

A new Chinese standard on the limits and measurement methods of fuel consumption for motorcycles and mopeds, GB 15744-2019, has recently been published.

November 2019
NHTSA is Seeking Additional Comments Regarding use of Cameras rather than Mirrors for Rear Visiblity

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.

November 2019
Follow InterRegs on LinkedIn!

Join us on LinkedIn for more Company news, current projects and industry updates.

October 2019
Enforcement Date for the New Australian Road Vehicle Standards Legislation Delayed

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.

October 2019
NHTSA Clarifies Crash Requirements for Electric-Powered Vehicles

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).

October 2019
NHTSA Seeks Information on Camera-Based Rear Visibility Systems

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).

October 2019
Renewals - Note to InterRegs.NET Subscribers

Please look out for the January 2020 renewals which we will soon be sending out to InterRegs.NET subscribers.

September 2019
NHTSA issue Final Rules for 49 CFR Part 578 - Civil Penalties

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).

September 2019
InterRegs Sponsoring SAE International On-Board Diagnostics Symposium

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.

August 2019
Delay to the Enforcement Date for the New Australian Road Vehicle Standards Legislation Proposed

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.

August 2019
Reminder to Submit Your Comments on FMVSS 304 CNG Fuel Container Integrity

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.

August 2019
UK Public Holiday

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.

July 2019
Are you in the Know? Knowledgebase Support for InterRegs.NET Subscribers

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. 

June 2019
Call for Nominations – SAE/InterRegs Standards and Regulations Award

We're calling for nominations for next year's 2020 SAE/InterRegs Standards and Regulations Award.

May 2019
LID Database Extended to Include Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standards

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.

May 2019
2019 SAE Government/Industry Meeting

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.

March 2019
2019 SAE/InterRegs Award Winner Announcement

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.

February 2019
InterRegs.NET Service Enhancements

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.

January 2019
InterRegs at the 2019 SAE Government/Industry Meeting

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).

2018

June 2018
Inside InterRegs.NET Webinar

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!

June 2018
SAE/InterRegs Standards and Regulations Award - Call for Nominations

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.

April 2018
Enhancements to the LID Database

We have recently made several enhancements to the design and functionality of our popular LID database.

March 2018
InterRegs Celebrates its 50th Anniversary this Year!

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.

February 2018
Links to Worldwide NCAP Websites added to InterRegs.NET

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.

January 2018
2018 SAE/InterRegs Award Winner Announcement

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!

2017

November 2017
InterRegs at SAE Government/Industry Meeting 2018, 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.

May 2017
InterRegs at SafetyExpo 2017 in Germany

We will be at the Safety Expo, 16-18 May at the Stadthalle Aschaffenburg in Germany!

March 2017
InterRegs on the European Automotive Technology Roadshow

During March InterRegs are on the road, participating in the European Automotive Technology Roadshow, in association with SAE.

2016

December 2016
2017 SAE/InterRegs Award Winner Announcement

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!

December 2016
InterRegs at SAE Government/Industry Meeting 2017, Washington DC

We will be at the SAE Government/Industry Meeting, 25-27 January 2017, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington DC.

December 2016
EPA Indicate Intention to End 'Midterm Evaluation' of Emissions Standards

The EPA recently indicated they intend to end the 'Midterm Evaluation' and keep the proposed carbon pollution standards through 2025.

May 2016
50th New Country - CHILE Vehicle Regulations

InterRegs are pleased to announce the addition of its 50th Country with a 50% OFF Introductory Price!

May 2016
Inside InterRegs.NET Webinar - 17 May 2016

This free webinar provides a general overview of InterRegs.NET, and fully demonstrating its features and functionality.

February 2016
European Committee of Enquiry into Automotive Emissions Set Up

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.

January 2016
Special InterRegs SAE Govt/Industry Show Offers!

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.

January 2016
InterRegs.NET given a new look for 2016

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.

2015

December 2015
SAE/InterRegs Award Winner 2016 Announcement

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!

December 2015
InterRegs at the 2016 SAE Government/Industry Meeting

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!

October 2015
Enhancement to InterRegs.NET - Draft ECE Regulations

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.

August 2015
InterRegs at the Low Carbon Vehicle Event, Millbrook

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!

July 2015
SelectRegs Summer Offer - 20% off Pay-As-You-Go Regulations

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.

March 2015
SAE/InterRegs Standards and Regulations Award - Call for Nominations

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!

February 2015
NHTSA Braking Announcements at SAE Govt/Industry Meeting

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.

May 2016

50th New Country - CHILE Vehicle Regulations

Chile has just been added to our already extensive Global Automotive Regulations updating service, with the Chilean Decrees and Resolutions now available on subscription at InterRegs.NET, and at selectregs.com pay-as-you-go.

To celebrate our 50th Country, there's 50% off the Chilean vehicle regulations with a special InterRegs.NET Introductory Price of £175 (full price £350) - this half price offer is available for the month of May 2016 only.