Iran, French to cooperate on cars safety, quality inspection
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 11
By Khalid Kazimov – Trend:
Three companies from Iran and France have agreed to cooperate on safety and quality inspection of vehicles.
Iran Standard & Quality Inspection Co (ISQI), Iran Test & Research Center for Auto Parts (ITARC) as well as French company of UTAC CERAM signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) Sep. 11 on cooperation, IRNA news agency reported.
Ashkan Golpaini, the head of ISQI, has said that the MoU envisages upgrading Iran’s standards on technical tests and environmental issues.
The MoU comes following agreements between Iran’s leading carmakers of Iran Khodro and Saipa with French companies of Peugeot and Renault. Iran-Khodro has already signed a deal with Peugeot and Saipa signed one with Renault for further cooperation.
Iran’s car production stood at 900,000 the last Iranian year.