EghtesadOnline: In line with efforts to deepen the localization of auto parts production, 175 projects have been launched by Iran’s major carmaker Iran Khodro (IKCO), the company’s CEO said.
EghtesadOnline: Carmaker Iran Khodro (IKCO) has launched nine localization projects to curb the company’s capital flight by at least €17.5 million annually.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian carmaker SAIPA needs to import auto parts worth €1,400 for making each unit of Pride, a €3,150 vehicle that the company has been manufacturing for the past three decades.
EghtesadOnline: Domestic carmaker Iran Khodro is interested in utilizing the potentials of Iranian tech firms and knowledge-based companies to develop electric vehicles.
EghtesadOnline: Parts manufacturer SAPCO, affiliated to Iranian carmaker SAIPA, has signed agreements worth 4.2 trillion rials ($37 million) with Ferdowsi University of Mashhad and several industrial units based in Khorasan Razavi Province.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's major carmaker Iran Khodro (IKCO) is planning to renovate 10,000 cabs in Tehran’s transportation fleet during the current Iranian year (started March 21).
EghtesadOnline: Pars Khodro, a subsidiary of Iranian car company SAIPA, reportedly presold 36,000 Renault cars which it now says it cannot deliver because the new US sanctions have disrupted the supply of parts.
EghtesadOnline: While semi-state owned automotive companies say they are struggling to stay afloat, CEO of the private car company Karmania seems upbeat, saying that his firm has devised a strategy to weather US sanctions and the economic hard times.