VDMA project group "Technical documentation" successfully launched
In the successful launch event on 22 November 2017, the need for a new VDMA Agricultural Machinery committee "Technical documentation" was clearly confirmed by 27 participating experts from 20 member companies.
Positive response to VDMA lecture at Car2Car Forum
The VDMA lecture "Communication between agricultural vehicles and its contribution to road safety" has encountered a positive response within the framework of this year's Car2Car Forum.
Christian Dreyer: “Agricultural machinery pioneers the digital transformation”
15.11.2017 Imaging procedures, systematic data analyses and the precise application of farm inputs have long been familiar to farmers and contractors.
Revision of the safety standard for drive shaft guards (EN 12965) – European opposition hearing
03.07.2017 The consultation regarding the CEN members' comments on the draft standard prEN 12965 (drive shafts and their guards) took place on June 27 and 28 in Bologna.
Safety of combine harvesters and forage harvesters – Revision ISO 4254-7 – the final vote has begun
03.07.2017 On June 24, 2017, the parallel ISO/CEN final vote on the final draft of the ISO/FDIS 4254-7, which will end on August 19, 2017, was launched.
Revision of the ISO standard for front mounted equipment (ISO 8759-1) – Public DIS enquiry started
19.06.2017 Dated June 12, 2017, the three international draft standards ISO/DIS 8759-1, -3 and 4 were published within the scope of the DIS enquiry and submitted for examination and comments.
Safety of combine harvesters and forage harvesters - New ISO 4254-7 published
10.11.2017 With edition October 2017, the new ISO 4254-7 on the safety of combine harvesters and forage harvesters was published end of October.
At Agritechnica 2017 on 13 November, the special committee on agricultural vehicles of the Vehicle Technology Committee (FKT – Fachausschuss Kraftfahrzeugtechnik) undertook its traditional vehicle technology tour.
The UNECE informal working group on Agricultural Coupling Devices and Components (ACDC), currently under German chairmanship, presented the results of its work at the 84th session of the responsible UNECE GRRF in Geneva on 19 September 2017.
At its last meeting before the summer break on July 7, 2017, the German Bundesrat adopted an amendment to the Fahrzeugzulassungsverordnung (vehicle registration ordinance), which includes, among other things, a supplement to the definition for self-propelled work machines: all self-propelled feed mixing wagons up to a maximum design speed of 25 km/h will be classified as self-propelled work machines.
Imaging procedures, systematic data analyses and the precise application of farm inputs have long been familiar to farmers and contractors.
Together with the German Federal Network Agency BNetzA (Bundesnetzagentur), on 23 and 24 October 2017, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) held two workshops in Mainz