Vehicles (motor vehicles, motorized bicycles, and light road vehicles) operating in Japan are regulated by the “Road Transport Vehicles Act” of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.And the Road Transport Vehicles Act stipulates “Security Standards“. For the purpose of ensuring safety and preventing pollution, various requirements for the design and manufacture of automobiles are also stipulated. In Japan, which joined the “1958 Agreement１“ in 1998, the adoption of the Agreement Rules has been promoted in stages.
１Agreement concerning the adoption of uniform technical prescriptions for wheeled vehicles, equipment and parts which can be fitted and/or be used on wheeled vehicles and the conditions for reciprocal recognition of approvals granted on the basis of these prescriptions
Homologation Test Services for automobiles
As experimental services, we have been entrusted with a large number of R&D experiments mainly for commercial vehicles (trucks, buses). Therefore, in addition to vehicle experiments, we have many achievements in various homologation tests and witness tests. Based on that experience, we provide “Homologation Test Services” complying with the safety standards and agreement’s rules.
For details, see the test list below.
We support customers with our experience and expertise
in the field of vehicle homologation!
Homologation test category List
|R4||Illumination of Rear Registration Plates
||Uniform provisions concerning the approval of devices for the illumination of rear registration plates of power-driven vehicles and their trailers
|R13||Braking (trucks and busses)
||Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles of categories M, N and O with regard to braking Contents
|R13-H||Braking (passenger cars)
||Uniform provisions concerning the approval of passenger cars with regard to braking Contents
||Uniform provisions concerning the approval of devices for indirect vision and of motor vehicles with regard to the installation of these devices
||Uniform provisions concerning the approval of motor vehicles having at least four wheels with regard to their sound emissions
|R58||Rear Underrun Protection
||Uniform provisions concerning the approval of: I. Rear underrun protective devices (RUPDs) — II. Vehicles with regard to the installation of an RUPD of an approved type — III. Vehicles with regard to their rear underrun protection (RUP)
||Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to steering equipment
|R130||Lane Departure Warning Systems
||Uniform provisions concerning the approval of motor vehicles with regard to the Lane Departure Warning Systems (LDWS)
|R131||Advanced Emergency Braking Systems (AEBS)
||Uniform provisions concerning the approval of motor vehicles with regard to the Advanced Emergency Braking Systems (AEBS)
|R152||Light Vehicle AEBS
||Uniform provisions concerning the approval of motor vehicles with regard to the AEBS for M1 and N1 vehicles
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Homologation Testing Process
■ Support is available from homologation acquisition planning to the witness test by a homologation body.
■ We will support you according to your needs such as turnkey contracting, partial contracting, etc.
■ Consulting for homologation acquisition is also available.
●We manage the project for a series of tasks from meeting of test preparation to writing reports.
●We will select and prepare a test course that can be implemented according to the test parameters.
●Tests using a chassis dynamometer and/or driving on public roads are also possible.
●We also handle preparation of various measuring equipment, other necessary equipment, structures, targets, white lines, etc. according to test requirements.
●If necessary, nighttime support is also available.