Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Iran's Car Industry

France’s Peugeot, Total Looking for Stronger Presence in Iran

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.

Iran’s President Launched Production Line of 2 New Cars

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani officially launched the production line of Peugeot 2008 and the locally designed IKCO Dena+.

Iran Won’t Register Vehicles without Emission Standards

Motor vehicles which do not measure up to emission standards will not be registered in Iran.

SAIPA Unveils Iran’s Cheapest Car with Auto Transmission

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.

Renault to Use Iran as Regional Production Hub

A senior member of French car manufacturer Renault Group stressed that Iran is an important base for this company’s regional trade.

Scania and Volvo to Launch Production Lines in Iran

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.

Iranian Students Build New Solar Car

The preliminary design of a solar car named 'Sepehr' (Sky) will be unveiled at the Mechanical Engineering Faculty of Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST) this week.

Volkswagen to Launch Its Plant in Iran by March

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 Test-Drives Homegrown Electric Car

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani test-drove a domestically-manufactured electric car on the National Clean Air Day.

40% Increase in Iran’s 9-Month Car Production

The number of four-wheeled motor vehicles manufactured in Iran during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year, which started on March 20, shows a 39.1 percent increase compared to the same period last year.

Contract with Peugeot, Best Car Deal in Iran’s History: Official

“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 Sign Biggest Joint Venture Deal on Car Parts Production

Iran and France’s Faurecia have reportedly inked the biggest joint venture deal in car parts manufacturing industry.

Vintage Cars Put on Display in Iran’s Isfahan

The Iranian central city of Isfahan hosts an exhibition of classic cars and motorbikes.

France’s PSA, Iran’s SAIPA Seal Joint Venture Deal

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.

Peugeot in Iran to Make Up for Past: CEO

The CEO of PSA Peugeot Citroen said the French automaker has returned to Iran’s market with the purpose of making up for lost time, when the company’s forced exit from Iran under the sanctions caused discontent among Iranians.

Iran and France Start New Era of Partnership in Car Industry

French media outlets reported that Iran and the French car manufacturer Renault have penned an agreement for restoring their cooperation in automotive industry.

Iran Khodro, Peugeot-Citroen open joint firm

The largest automaker in the Middle East, Iran Khodro, and its old partner, France's Peugeot-Citroen (PSA), have announced the launch of a joint auto company in the Iranian capital Tehran.

Iran’s Car Market to Be Dominated by the French Once Again

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 and Peugeot Launch New Talks

The Deputy Industry Minister described the details of Iran’s new negotiations with France’s Peugeot over automobile parts manufacturing.

Iran Khodro sees imminent Mercedes deal

Iran Khodro expects to sign a commercial deal with Mercedes-Benz within the next six months, the CEO of the Middle East’s biggest carmaker says.

Rouhani vows to privatize Iran’s car industry

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.

Iran Inks 3 MoUs with Foreign Carmakers

Iran signed three memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with three automakers from Sweden, Turkey and India for cooperation and as parts of efforts to boost the country's car-manufacturing industry.

Franco-Japanese auto giant keen on Iran expansion

The head of Renault-Nissan alliance has expressed the major car manufacturer’s readiness to expand its market in Iran upon the removal of sanctions against the country.

US automakers can invest in Iran: Deputy industry minister

The deputy trade minister has said that the US import ban only applies to consumer products and should not be generalized to other areas.

Fuel cell electric vehicle unveiled at university in Tehran (PHOTOS)

The main advantage of the car is that it emits water rather than fumes and thus helps ease air pollution.

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