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State of production analysis is a combination of procedures aimed at auditing documents and production conditions necessary to manufacture the products complying with the requirements of the present technical regulations.

A base vehicle is a vehicle used in its entirety or in part (its body, chassis) to create another vehicle.

Vehicle safety is condition characterised by the vehicle design and its technical condition preventing or minimising the risk of harm to citizens' life and health, legal entities and individuals' property, federal and municipal property, and the environment.

Introduction to use is transition of a vehicle (its chassis) or its components from manufacturing to actual use on the territory of the Russian Federation. In case of an imported vehicle this term means the date on which the documents enabling the vehicle usage in Russia are issued.

A singular vehicle is a vehicle manufactured in the Russian Federation during batch production with changes to its design implemented prior to its introduction to use, or manufactured in the Russian Federation as an individual unit from an assembly set, or manufactured by an individual, or imported into the Russian Federation on an individual basis, or introduced into use from a batch manufactured to the government's defence order.

Kerb weight is a vehicle weight determined by its manufacturer as the weight of an empty vehicle with its body and towing hitch or the weight of chassis with a cab and (or) towing hitch. For M and N categories it includes the weight of coolant, oils, no less than 90% of the fuel, 100% of all the other operation liquids, tools, a driver (75 kg), a crewmember for buses (75 kg) provided there is a separate seat allocated to him/her, and a spare wheel for M, T, and O categories (if available).

Model year is the time period determined by the manufacturer when the vehicle design does not undergo any significant alterations. It may not coincide with the calendar year's beginning, end, and duration.

Modification is a type of a vehicle or its component different from other types of the same vehicle or component by certain design criteria.

Vehicle Type Approval is a document confirming the compliance of the homotypic vehicles introduced into use with the requirements of the present technical regulations.

Gross vehicle weight is the weight of a vehicle determined by its design and given characteristics.

A manufacturer's representative is an individual acting on the basis of an agreement with the manufacturer and authorised to act on behalf and for the benefit of the latter during the assessment of compliance with the requirements of the present technical regulations.

Vehicle technical condition test is a procedure for assessing the compliance of a vehicle used on the territory of the Russian Federation with the requirements of the present technical regulations.

Assembly set is a group of component parts supplied by a vehicle manufacturer to another manufacturer for the purpose of final assembly of vehicles.

A quality management system compliance certificate is a document attesting that a quality management system conforms with the requirements of regulatory documents issued by an authorised certification body (this system should be certified for compliance with the requirements of the standards GOST R ISO 9001 (or according to ISO 9001 model) or GOST R 51814.1 (alternatively, ISO/TU-16949)).

Certification tests are tests of a vehicle representative sample (samples) forming the basis for a decision that the type of a vehicle or its component unifying the modifications indicated in the technical description to be presented during certification tests complies with the requirements of the present technical regulations.

Notification of the official approval of a vehicle design pursuant to the UNECE Rules is a document issued subject to the Agreement Concerning the Establishing of Global Technical Regulations for Wheeled Vehicles, Equipment and Parts Which Can Be Fitted and/or Used on Wheeled Vehicles, and Concerning Mutual Recognition of Official Rulings Issued on the Basis of these Regulations, effected in Geneva on 20 March 1958 (the Agreement of 1958). This document attests the compliance of a vehicle or its component with the rules of the United Nations' Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).

A technical agency is an organisation authorised to carry out tests for official vehicle type approval within the framework of the Agreement of 1958.

An emission class is a classification code characterising a vehicle depending on the level of its emissions.

Usage is a stage of a vehicle lifecycle that includes a time period when this vehicle is used for the purpose specified, from the moment of its purchase till the moment of disposal.

Manufacturer is a person or entity producing vehicles (chassis) or their components for their subsequent sale or for personal use.

Vehicle category is a classification characteristic of a vehicle used for the purpose of establishing requirements in the present technical regulations.

Vehicle components are constituent parts of a vehicle.

Check tests are recurring tests conducted for the purpose of confirming the stability of the characteristics of production vehicles and their components that have been assessed for compliance with the requirements of the present technical regulations.

Compliance confirmation is a procedure that results in a document (compliance certificate or declaration of conformity) attesting that a product complies with the established requirements.

Product certification (hereinafter referred to as certification) is a procedure of compliance confirmation by means of which an organisation independent from the manufacturer (vendor, contractor) and consumer (customer) affirms in writing that a product complies with the established requirements.

Certification system is a combination of certification participants conducting certification in accordance with the rules established within such system.

Homogenous products certification system is a certification system covering products that are grouped on the basis of their common purpose, nature of requirements, rules and certification procedures.

The central body of a certification system is an organisation in charge of a certification system of homogenous products certification system.

A certification body is an organisation conducting certification of certain products.

A test laboratory (test centre) is a laboratory (centre) conducting tests (specific types of tests) on specific products (hereinafter referred to as laboratory).

Compliance certificate (hereinafter referred to as certificate) is a document issued in accordance with the rules established by a certification system which attests that properly identified products comply with the established requirements.

Declaration of conformity is a document by which a manufacturer (vendor, contractor) attests that the products they supply (sell) comply with the established requirement. The statement is based on the information contained in the documents in the manufacturer's possession.

Conformity mark is a duly registered mark that confirms the compliance of the products that are branded with it with the established requirements of the relevant certification system.

Certification body or test laboratory (centre) accreditation is a procedure by means of which the accrediting body officially confirms the competence of the accredited certification body or test laboratory for conducting certain types of work related to a specific sphere of certification or testing.

Certified products supervisory control is conformity assessment conducted for the purpose of determining that a product continues to comply with the requirements established during certification.

An applicant is a manufacturer, vendor, contractor applying for compliance confirmation to be conducted.

A certification expert is a person accredited for conducting one or several types of work related to certification.

A certification scheme is a certification form determining the combination of activities the results of which are regarded as proof of a product compliance with the established requirements.

Product identification is a procedure establishing the identity of the product subject to certification with its name and other characteristic features that allow to associate the certified product with its compliance certificate.





On June 26 during the First International Automotive Forum «Autointegration»-2015 held in «Zhiguli Valley»by ACSR (Automotive Cluster of the Samara region) there was a presentation of the QMStatus project. The event was attended by the director of NP «RESPECT» Vladimir Mikhailovsky and the project manager of QMStatus® Vadim Bushuev.  Read more...


On 06.11.13 at Opel in Rüsselsheim (Germany) QSB symposium for GM (Europe) vendors took place.  Bridge Group Russia, a strategic partner NP RESPECT, also participated in this business event.. Read more...


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