Iran's Car Industry
The latest news and views about Iran car production
With the world having learnt who will steer Iran’s government in the next four years, a large number of foreign firms have once again lined up to enter the county’s 80-million-strong market, with the French car producer Peugeot and oil giant Total standing at the forefront of the queue as usual.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani officially launched the production line of Peugeot 2008 and the locally designed IKCO Dena+.
Motor vehicles which do not measure up to emission standards will not be registered in Iran.
Iranian auto manufacturer SAIPA unveiled a new small hatchback car called the ‘Quick’ on March 6 in Tehran in a ceremony attended by high-ranking officials.
The head of Swedish trade delegation to Iran announced that Scania and Volvo, giant Swedish car manufacturers, will establish their production lines inside the Islamic Republic.
The production line of a newly formed joint venture between Volkswagen and the Iranian automotive company Mammut Khodro will be launched by the end of the current Iranian fiscal year that ends in March, according to the company's director.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani test-drove a domestically-manufactured electric car on the National Clean Air Day.
“The contract between Iran and France’s Peugeot is a joint venture; that is to say, we have a firm to jointly manufacture cars, which...
Iran and France’s Faurecia have reportedly inked the biggest joint venture deal in car parts manufacturing industry.
Iran’s major automaker SAIPA and France’s PSA Group have announced a deal to launch a joint-venture to produce and sell Citroen cars in Iran.
French media outlets reported that Iran and the French car manufacturer Renault have penned an agreement for restoring their cooperation in automotive industry.
Iran’s Saipa and France’s Citroen are finalizing a deal that will let the French monopolize the Iranian car market on the contrary to what Rouhani’s government had promised.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that the privatization of the country’s car industry is a key mission in the economic agenda of his government – an announcement already seen by analysts as a sign that Iran is already preparing to open up its economy to world markets.
The deputy trade minister has said that the US import ban only applies to consumer products and should not be generalized to other areas.
The main advantage of the car is that it emits water rather than fumes and thus helps ease air pollution.