Breathing Room for Bike Iranian Makers

Motorbike manufacturers roughly have 10 months to upgrade their production lines so as to become able to make Euro4 two-wheelers. Those who fail to meet the deadline will be forced to go out of business
Due to Tehran’s heavy traffic snarls, many prefer to take a motorcycle instead of a taxi.Due to Tehran’s heavy traffic snarls, many prefer to take a motorcycle instead of a taxi.

Iranian motorcycle manufacturers have roughly ten months to upgrade standards or halt production altogether.
The government of President Hassan Rouhani introduced a directive back in 2014 promising to shutter production of substandard motorbikes effective from March 2018, the administration has decided to extend the deadline, reported ISNA.
According to the administration's directive, motorcycle manufacturers were licensed to make bikes with Euro3 emission standards but had four years to upgrade their equipment to produce bikes with Euro4 standards from March 2018 onwards.
The deadline arrived with the year beginning in March and production of motorcycles suspended when it became clear that the manufacturers have not been adequately outfitted to make Euro4 two-wheelers. 
Following the suspension, Iran Motorcycle Manufacturers’ Syndicate made a request to the Department of Environment, to extend the deadline for ten months until Dec. 22. 


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