Car assembled by vocational high school students in Surakarta, Esemka Rajawali, finally passes the emission test in the Hall of thermodynamics, Motor, and Propulsion System (BTMP). Deputy Mayor of Surakarta Rudyatmo Hadi said it received information that Esemka pass the emissions test. Currently, the mayor is taking care of official papers pass for the emissions test at the Directorate General of Land Transportation, Ministry of Transportation.
Besides taking care of an official letter stating Esemka have passed the emission test, Surakarta government immediately took care of the letter type test as a condition of the start mass production. Hadi said the announcement had escaped Esemka official emissions test performed on August 17 2012. On the other hand, Director of Services and Development Solo Techno Park, Gampang Sarwono, confirmed the news. Gampang who recently returned from Jakarta to ensure that BTMP already passed Esemka for emissions testing. According Gampang, Esemka successfully meet threshold emission test as standard BTMP set. For CO, 5 gram perkm thresholds for HC and NOX, threshold 0.70 grams per km.
But Gampang does not know how the results obtained for CO and HC Esemka NOX. I do not know the numbers. Clearly below the threshold because it is said to qualify, "he said. In the first emission test last February, Esemka failed to qualify for emission gas is still high. For CO reached 11.63 grams per km, then to HC NOX, Esemka recorded at 2.69 gr per km. He explained that at this time the car was still in BTMP Esemka and in the near future will be taken to Solo. Gampang to say next week is expected an official letter stating Esemka pass the emissions test.