Published works

Position Papers

Procedures

  • October 2017 - Low-speed Structural Crash Test Protocol (Issue 2.3)
  • July 2017 - Bumper Test Procedure (Version 2.1)
  • January 2017 - Assessing reverse AEB system performance in reversing collisions
  • September 2016 - Implementation of RCAR crash standards in the German insurance vehicle rating system and information on AEB systems
  • May 2016 - Implementation of the RCAR Structural and Bumper Test
  • October 2014 - Assessing the performance of Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) systems in front-to-rear collisions
  • January 2014 - Technical Criteria for Certification of Body Replacement Parts
  • March 2008 - Static Head Restraint Evaluation (Version 3)
  • March 2008 - Dynamic Head Restraint Evaluation (Version 3)

Design Guides

  • March 2009 - Motorcycle Design Guide - A guide to minimize damage and facilitate repairs in low speed or stationary falls
  • August 2008 - RCAR Design Guide - A manufacturers' guide to ensure good design practice for repairability and limitation of damage (Version 1.1)
  • August 2008 - Car Security Design Guide and Evaluation System

Policy Papers

Archive

  • November 2017 - Low-speed Structural Crash Test Protocol (Issue 2.2)
  • November 2017 - Bumper Test Procedure (Version 2.0)
  • November 2014 - Status of RCAR Centers' Implementation of the RCAR Structural and Bumper Test
  • September 2011 - Status of RCAR Centers' Implementation of the RCAR Structural and Bumper Test
  • March 2014, November 2014 - Revised information on the implementation of RCAR crash standards in the German insurance vehicle rating system and information on AEB systems
  • September 2013 - Information on the implementation of RCAR crash standards in the German insurance vehicle rating system and information on AEB systems
  • May 2006 - Low Speed Crash Test Standard (10-degree angle test) - Issue 2
  • January 1999 - Low Speed Crash Test Standard - Issue 1
  • June 1996 - Position Paper on Aftermarket Spare Parts