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Relevant UNECE activities on automated driving

In 2014, the policy segment of the 76th ITC received presentations from Google X (diruptive approach in the technology deployment) and from Continental (step-by-step approach) on the progress made towards automated driving and the expected benefits. ITC recognized that the corresponding challenges needed to be addressed.


Here is a list of relevant presentations and documents linked to UNECE's activities on this matter: 


February 2014 Presentation by Scania of a Platooning project GRRF-76-43 | Video
September 2014 Presentation from the supplier industry GRRF-78-31
November 2014 Initial policy paper in November 2014 WP29-164-27
September 2015Demo with a vehicle equipped with Remote Control Parking More here
September 2015Frankfurt, D: Transport ministers' declaration Declaration
November 2015Status reportWP29-167-04
November 2015First meeting of the WP.1 informal group on Automated Driving Link
February 2016 Review of external activities GRRF-81-30
March 2016Cyber security and data protection8th ITS/AD
March 2016EIF of the Amendment to the 1968 Vienna ConventionEIF Notification
April 2016Confirmation by WP.1 that ADV testing do not require
further amendments to the 1968 Vienna Convention
Report paras. 16 & 18
June 2016Start of the drafting of guidelines on cyber security and data protection
November 2016 Establishment of the Task Force on Cyber Security and Over-The-Air updates Meeting docs
February 2017 Driverless shuttle demo at the 70th anniversary of ITC Video
March 2017 Adoption of guideline on cyber security and data protection ECE/TRANS/WP29/2017/46
April 2017 Status report of the IGE on AD (WP.1) PPT
June 2017 Brainstorming on how to regulate AD at UNECE PPT by UK
September 2017 EIF of the 02 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 79 ("Lane keeping") Consolidated document
November 2017 Discussion of approaches to certify the performance of automated vehicles


PPT by Catapult

February 2018 ITC request for WP.29 to dedicate a GR to vehicle automation ECE/TRANS/274, para. 52
March 2018 Interview TV CGTN (French) Video
March 2018 Press article "La tribune de Genève" Link
March 2018 Adoption of the 03 series of amendments to UN Regulation No. 79 ("Lane change") Document
April 2018 Press article "Le Temps" Link
May 2018  Draft Resolution by WP.1  Link
June 2018 Conversion of GRRF into GRVA .../WP.29/1139, para. 33
September 2018 Review of draft GRVA recommendations on Cyber Security for automotive products and OTA issues



September 2018 Global Forum for Road Traffic Safety (WP.1) resolution on the deployment of highly and fully automated vehicles in road traffic ECE/TRANS/WP1/165, Annex 1
November 2018 Recommendation on Software Updates including OTA (Also contains a draft UN Regulation) ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRVA/2019/3
November 2018 Recommendation on Cyber security (contains a draft UN Regulation) ECE/TRANS/WP.29/GRVA/2019/2
March 2019  Priorities of the World Forum on vehicle automation ECE/TRANS/WP.29/2019/2
June 2019 Framework document for automated/autonomous vehicles WP.29-178-10r2
September 2019 Revised Framework Document for Automated Vehicles ECE/TRANS/WP29/2019/34/Rev.1
November 2019 Revised Framework Document for Automated Vehicles ECE/TRANS/WP29/2019/34/Rev.2
February 2020 Draft UN Regulation on Software Updates and SUMS ECE/TRANS/WP29/GRVA/2020/4
March 2020 Draft UN Regulation on Cyber Security and CSMS GRVA-06-19-Rev.1
March 2020 Draft UN Regulation on ALKS GRVA-06-02-Rev.4