Iran's Car Industry

Iran car industry eyes bigger share from Russian market

The Western sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine has provided a new opportunity for Iran’s automobile and auto parts industry to gain a firm foothold in its northern neighbor’s markets, an Iranian official says.

Iranian major tire production factory goes bankrupt

A major car tire production factory on a suburb of the Iranian capital Tehran has gone bankrupt. Kian Tire which is in Chahar Dangeh town near Tehran was launched before the Islamic Revolution of 1979.

Donyaye Eghtesad: Second benefit of car imports

If Iran lifts a car import ban and foreign products worth $500 million are allowed to be imported with a tariff rate of 86%, the government will make 98,000 billion rials in revenue.

Iran Auto making: A green but controversial tax

The Iranian government plans to levy taxes on cars according to their energy category has caused a controversy and drawn reactions from experts.

Iran’s Guardian Council rejects parliament bill on car imports

A spokesman for Iran’s Guardian Council has said in a tweet that the body has rejected a parliamentary bill to allow car imports.

A Gift from Former King of Iran Sold at Auction for €95,000

An Iranian-made Paykan presented by the former king of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi to Nicolae Ceaușescu, the former president of Romania, in 1974 has been sold at an auction for 95,000 euros.

Iran’s Non-Oil Exports Rising: Minister

The Iranian minister of industry, mines and trade says the country’s non-petroleum exports are increasing compared to several months ago.

Iran Opens Auto Spare Parts Innovation Centre

Iran has opened an auto spare parts industry innovation centre at a domestic knowledge-based company.

Iranian Company Develops Know-How to Produce Car Engines

A group of Iranian researchers have developed the technology to produce engines for vehicles.

Rouhani’s Pick for Trade Ministry Wins Iran Parliament’s Confidence Vote

Iranian lawmakers have given their vote of confidence to President Hassan Rouhani’s nominee for the Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade, Alireza Razm-Hosseini.

Iran in Photos: Vintage Car Collection of Niavaran Palace

Formerly used as a garage, the vintage car museum of Tehran’s Niavaran Palace houses the Pahlavi family's private cars, small motorcycles owned by their children, and some car replicas.

‘Sultan of Cars’, His Wife Sentenced to Death in Iran

Iran has given death penalties to a man and his wife who had hoarded more than 6,700 automobiles and disrupted the car market and are also convicted of money-laundering involving a sum of 32 trillion rials.

Iran President Gives Orders to Support Businesses, Regulate Auto Market

The Iranian president has instructed the caretaker of the Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade to adopt the necessary measures to manage the market and support businesses amid COVID-19 pandemic.

Iran’s President Dismisses Industry Minister amid Chaos in Auto Market

President of Iran Hassan Rouhani has decided to dismiss the minister of industry from his post and assign a caretaker to the ministry to handle the confusing situation in the domestic car market and ensure a steady supply of basic commodities amid the cruel sanctions against Iran.

Iran President Unveils New Homegrown Cars

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has unveiled four new cars developed by Iranian auto manufacturers on the sidelines of a cabinet session on Wednesday.

Defence Ministry Helping Iranian Carmakers against Sanctions

Defence Minister of Iran Brigadier General Amir Hatami says his ministry is providing assistance for the local automakers for the purpose of defeating the cruel sanctions and supplying the components that have been subject to the sanctions.

Truck Radial Tire Plant Opened in Iran’s Ardabil

President of the Islamic Republic of Iran has inaugurated a factory producing radial tires for trucks.

Tourists Drive All Way from France to Iran with Dyane (Video)

A group of French tourists recently visited the historical sites of Iran with the vintage cars they had driven all the way from Europe.

Iran Planning to Build Smart Self-Driving Car

Iran’s minister of communications and information technology says a self-driving smart automobile will be produced in the country in the near future.

New Homegrown Armoured, Tactical Vehicles Unveiled in Iran

Iran's defence ministry has unveiled a series of domestically built military vehicles, which it says will diversify the country's arsenal after four decades of sanctions imposed by the US.

Father of Iran’s Truck Industry Dies at 91

Asghar Qandchi, founder of the truck manufacturing company Iran Kaveh, has died at the age of 91 after years of unremitting efforts in the truck and trailers industry in Iran.

Iran Acquires Technology for Building Airbag Control Units

A major Iranian auto parts maker says it has gained the technology needed for manufacturing the airbag control unit (ACU) amid sanctions that have restricted Iran’s ability to import high-tech parts needed in its automotive industry.

Iran Develops Bullet-Proof Glass

A production line for bullet-resistant glass has become operational in Iran.

Limited Production of ‘Iranian Peugeot 301’ Kicks Off

The Iran Khodro Company (IKCO) has officially inaugurated a production line for Peugeot 301 more than three years after the French owner of the car pulled out of a partnership with the Iranian company citing the threat of American sanctions.

Iranian Carmaker Resumes Auto Production in Syria

Iran has returned a car assembly line in Syria to production, which makes an affordable model named the Sham after the country’s denomination during the seventh century Umayyad period.

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