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 a number of structural changes related primarily 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 partners Renault Trucks for the dCi 11. Further development of the engines YMZ-650 to the Euro-4 by a partner 'GAZ Group' – by Ricardo. Stages of the competition are held throughout the year on the most important automotive exhibitions in Russia, and the outcome accepted authority of the jury – the Expert Council under the International Autotransport Forum. The Expert Council composed of representatives of government bodies and other organizations working in the field passenger and freight transport, the directors of the largest trucking companies, public organizations and industrial research institutes, specialized media and qualified industry experts. According to the Advisory Council, Freight maz vehicles did not meet the competition in two categories of the Competition: 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 the audience award. Minsk Automobile Plant every year takes part in international road forum. This year, all demonstrated Products – Serial. At the iv International Autotransport Forum, which took place in Moscow from 9 to 12 September 2008, the company showed tractor MAZ-6430A9 ecological standard Euro-3 with an updated exterior and cockpit air suspension, drive axles and trailer air suspension MAZ-931010, a combination of medium-MAZ-437130 (Euro-3) and a trailer MAZ-837300, as well as bus maz 107 with an updated appearance ecological standard Euro-4.