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Dara Khosrowshahi, the Tehran-born CEO of Expedia Inc., has been picked as the new chief executive of the embattled ride-hailing startup Uber.
Representatives of Iran’s defence ministry have signed a contract with Russia for purchase of several Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) passenger planes, according to media reports.
French transport company Alstom has signed a joint agreement for the construction of metro and suburban railroad cars in Iran.
Iran has unveiled a bus equipped with evaporative cooler in the extremely hot and dry province of Sistan and Baluchestan in the country’s southeastern.
The Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (IRIR) will sign a €1.2-billion deal with its Italian counterpart Ferrovie dello Stato (FS) to build a high-speed railroad between the central cities of Qom and Arak.
Despite efforts by Iran’s Department of Environment (DoE) and anti-air pollution campaigns, the use of bicycles has failed to gain widespread popularity across the country. However, the public’s positive reaction to a recently launched challenge has raised hopes to this end.
Tehran’s Taxi Organization will launch its own app in the near future in an attempt to claim back its market share from local ride-hailing applications Snapp and TAP30, the head of the organization announced.
Azerbaijan officially launched a rail link with Iran on Sunday by sending a train across the border to Iran’s northern city of Astara thus taking an ambitious multimodal transport project that connects northern Europe to India closer to reality.
Iranian taxi drivers staged a protest rally in front of the Iranian Parliament against two e-hailing companies in Tehran.
Members of the public contribute to efforts to pave dirt roads and thus reduce road accidents.