EghtesadOnline: The joint venture company between France’s Citroen and Iran’s SAIPA delivered the first Citroen C3s made in the central city of Kashan to customers earlier this week in Tehran.
EghtesadOnline: SAIPA-Citroen, a joint venture between Iran’s SAIPA and France’s Citroen says that it has enough spare parts to provide customers with adequate after-sales services.
EghtesadOnline: While SAIPA’s French partner Citroen has suspended its collaborations with the Iranian company, the local carmaker striving not to get marooned in the past has introduced a brand new model along with a homegrown automotive platform which can usher in a new era for SAIPA.
EghtesadOnline: Automotive joint ventures between Iranian and subsidiaries of French automotive group PSA, Peugeot and Citroen, have announced that measures have been adopted so as to deliver the cars they earlier presold in Iran before they are forced to fully suspend their activities in the country due to the imminent reimposition of sanctions against Tehran by the hawkish US government.
EghtesadOnline: On Monday, Iranian news websites reported that the eagerly anticipated news on the price of the Citroen C3 hatchback, manufactured through a joint venture between Iran's SAIPA and France's Citroen, had been announced through an "official statement" with the final factory price of the vehicle set at 1.35 billion rials ($32,140). However later in the day, the company released a statement stating that the price has not been determined yet.
EghtesadOnline: In the face of Washington’s withdrawal from the historic nuclear deal with Tehran, Citroen’s CEO Linda Jackson says while waiting for the European Union to take a clear position on US sanctions and trade prospects, Citroen’s Iran strategy has not changed.
EghtesadOnline: Through a joint venture with Iranian carmaker SAIPA, French automotive giant Citroen presold 2,000 units of its small city hatchback C3 in its initial offering in the country on May 16.
EghtesadOnline: Speaking at the ceremony Fariborz Shahbaz, SAIPA Citroen’s director said, “The production lines are being installed and will be launched before September 2018. Initially 20% of parts used in the cars will be locally manufactured.”
EghtesadOnline: SAIPA has taken the covers off its joint venture with Citroen, announcing that the first car to roll off the production line will be the Citroen C3 hatchback.
EghtesadOnline: The general manager of SAIPA Industrial Group announced that the first car produced jointly by this group and France, Citroën C3, will be offered by the end of the year (ended March 20, 2018).