On the last day of the International Autotransport Forum in Moscow were the winners of all-Russian contest for the best truck and bus of the year. This year, the Minsk automobile plant in the contest, said the truck MAZ-6430A9, equipped with a six-cylinder inline engine JAMZ 650.10 (Euro 3), and the urban middle-class low-floor bus MAZ 206. Engines YMZ-650 – the name of the French domestic prototype dCi 11. Along with the new name for the engine introduced several significant changes relating, mainly, the introduction of fuel-corporation R. Bosch – CRS 2 of the second generation. When assembling the engines YMZ-650 uses the basic parts JAMZ, shipped to partners Renault Trucks dCi 11.
Further development of the engines YMZ-650 to the Euro-4 by a partner 'GAZ Group' – by Ricardo. Stages of the contest stretched throughout the year at the largest automobile exhibitions in Russia, and the estimates made respected the jury – the Expert Council under the IAF. The Expert Council composed of representatives of government bodies and other organizations working in the field of passenger and freight trucking, managers major road works, public organizations and industrial research institutes, specialized media and qualified industry experts. According to the Advisory Council, motor-vehicles MAZ won both in three Competition categories: MAZ-437130 received his diploma in the category 'Best Car of the Year Intermediate'; bus MAZ 206 was the best in the category 'Best city bus, the average capacity'; MAZ-6430A9 won a prize Audience. Minsk Automobile Plant every year takes part in international road forum. This year all demonstrated products – mass-produced. At the IV International Autotransport Forum, which held in Moscow from 9 to 12 September 2008, the company filed a tractor MAZ-6430A9 ecological standard Euro-3 with an updated exterior and cabin air suspension, drive axles and trailer air suspension MAZ-931010, combination in the medium-MAZ-437130 (Euro-3) and a trailer MAZ-837300, as well as bus MAZ 107 with an updated appearance ecological standard Euro-4.