The objectives of the Noise Working Group is to advance the best interests of the members of SMMT in any area that affects vehicle noise, specifically to:
Monitor and influence, UK, European and Global vehicle/component noise related legislation. Monitor and influence, UK, European and International noise Standards, including ISO, CEN, and BS. Represent the viewpoints of SMMT members’ at the respective national and international legislation and standards forums. Promote one set of harmonised technical requirements on a global scale whether for legislation or standards, reflecting the needs of the different categories of vehicles and devices whether Original Equipment or After Market. Support members in all technical areas concerned with vehicle/component noise. Provide advice and recommendations to the SMMT technical committees, inclusive of the CLCVTC, HCVTC and Engineering Committee. Ensure co-ordination with the UK government departments on vehicle noise matters. Seek the guidance of the SMMT Type Approval working group on matters of Type Approval certification and vehicle registration.
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