Azerbaijan, Baku, March 10 / Trend S.Aliyev /
Products manufactured in the Ganja automobile plant in Azerbaijan, fully complies with environmental standards Euro-2 on emission of pollutants, plant director Khanlar Fatiyev said today.
"A tractor 'Belarus' and 'MAZ' cars assembled in the plant fully comply with Euro-2 standard, but despite this, the factory is working on entering the Euro-3 standard," he added.
Nakhchevan automobile plant Director Musa Abdullayev said that Lifan cars (Chinese production) assembled at the plant fully comply with the standards of Euro-3.
Earlier, the Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers issued a decree on measures to bring into requirements on air emissions of hazardous substances launched into circulation in Azerbaijan by vehicles (on the importation and production in the republic) line with European standards.
The same decision approved an action plan to bring requirements on air emissions of hazardous substances into line with European standards.
Presently, Ganja automobile plant assembles production of Minsk tractor plant for the domestic market. The plant can produce up to 5,000 tractors annually for local market at existing areas upon marketing research.
The contract on assemble and sale of all lorries in Azerbaijan and tractors made by Minsk automobile and tractor plants was signed in Minsk in late November 2006. Assembling is conducted at 15,000-square-meter territory.
Today, Lifan cars (Chinese production) are being assembled at a new automobile plant in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. The plant's production capacity is 4,000-5,000 cars per year. The cars cost from $8,000 to $14,000. The plant sees Turkey and Iran as potential export markets.
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