Iran’s ISQI signs cooperation document with Applus+ IDIADA

Business Materials 14 June 2018 10:51 (UTC +04:00)

Tehran, Iran, June 14

By A. Shirazi - Trend:

Iran Standard and Quality Inspection Company (ISQI) has signed an agreement with Applus+ IDIADA, a leading company specializing in providing design, engineering, testing and homologation services to the automotive industry worldwide, the director of ISQI announced.

Negotiations with Applus+ IDIADA were held with the support of Institute of Standards and Industrial Research of Iran, Ashkan Golpayegani said, according to IRNA news agency on June 14.

The talks finally led to an agreement between the two sides whereby Applus+ IDIADA will provide consultancy, training and engineering services to Iran, based on the latest standards of technical and scientific progress in the EU.

According to the terms of the agreement, ISQI and Applus+ IDIADA will jointly cooperate to hold educational workshops for car manufacturers in Iran based on the latest European car industry regulations, he added.

Golpayegani said the two sides also agreed to cooperate in the areas of crash safety test, quality and service, and in maintaining high industry standards.

Those vehicles that successfully pass tests at ISQI center could receive e-Mark certification, he noted.

In Europe, vehicle certification system consists of the following two common parts: I. EU certification (referred to as EC), the e-Mark: e-Mark is based on EU Directive and is a safety certification mark which the European Commission require that member states apply it on motor vehicle, parts and systems.

Applus+ IDIADA is a multinational company providing design, engineering, testing and homologation services to the automotive industry. It has over 1800 employees in 23 countries. The company was first established in 1971 as IDIADA or Institut d'Investigació Aplicada de l'Automòbil (Institute for Applied Automotive Research).