Khodrocar – Since the contracts of Renault and Peugeot has been signed, it is decided that auto part manufacturers will have 40 percent share of producing the parts of new cars. It has been approved that local auto part manufacturers have to have a critical role in producing the new joint venture vehicles.
" The share of local auto part manufacturers has been planned to be to 40 percent in the new joint venture production." Explained Mohamad Reza Najafi Manesh, Member of Tehran auto part manufacturer association to Khodrocar reporter. "All the auto makers who wants to produce their cars in Iran just have the right to produce 60 percent of their own product's parts and the rest will be supplied by the local manufacturers."
"Right now, all the auto parts which produce have acceptable quality otherwise the automakers won't use the parts in their products ." He answered regarding to some critics from national standard organization about the poor quality of cars and auto parts.
"Every part have its own factory standards and their quality is very important. Producing the parts same as their foreign examples is mandatory otherwise the part will not be useable." He continued. "
"The standard options of auto parts are different from vehicle standards which are 85 options. An auto part may pass the standard just by having 25 standard options while other auto parts need more options to pass standard." He added. "It is decided that auto part manufacturers will have 40 percent share of producing the parts of new cars."
Khodrocar Reporter: Negar Mirkarimi
Khodrocar Translator: Amin Zamani