7 January 2015

* 39th JASIC Asia Expert Meeting Held in Vietnam

On 21 November 2014, the above meeting was held on technical regulations relating to electric vehicles including Measurement of Engine Power (R85).

For more information, see Harmonization Trends in Asia.


7 January 2015

* 38th JASIC Asia Expert Meeting Held in Malaysia

The meeting was held on 15 October 2014 to discuss UN-R116, R18, R97 and R62.

For more information, see Harmonization Trends in Asia.


24 December 2014

* January 2015 Update of Automotive Regulations Information

The information in our Automotive Regulations Information Web Service is scheduled to be updated on Monday, 5 January 2015.
For information on added and revised regulations, please click here.


1 July 2014

* 2014 Automobile Type Approval Handbook for Japanese Certification ("Blue Book") Published.

The year 2014 edition of Automobile Type Approval Handbook for Japanese Certification ("Blue Book") was published on August 8, 2014. To order, click here.

* Due to the summer holidays from 11 to 17 August, the CD-ROM will be delivered on or after 18 August (even if the order is placed in advance).


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