EghtesadOnline: The Iranian government plans to sell off its share in the two major automotive companies: Iran Khodro (IKCO) and SAIPA.
EghtesadOnline: Iran Khodro Diesel, a subsidiary of the country's major carmaker Iran Khodro, is planning to renovate the country’s aging bus fleet.
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: Iran Khodro Powertrain Company, affiliated to the country’s major automaker Iran Khodro (IKCO), has signed a research and development agreement with Islamic Azad University to use academic potentials for boosting the key sector.
EghtesadOnline: To help again rescue the dysfunctional local auto industry, the Central Bank of Iran agreed last month to lend €844 million to the two main companies, Iran Khodro and SAIPA.
EghtesadOnline: An estimated 10,000 containers of imported auto parts are stuck in Iranian customs warehouses ostensibly because local automotive companies Iran Khodro and SAIPA are unable or unwilling to get clearance for the goods.
EghtesadOnline: As car prices keep rising as never before, the two main Iranian auto companies, Iran Khodro and SAIPA, launched what they call are ‘special sales’, selling their cars like hotcakes.
EghtesadOnline: The government will lend money to two local auto companies, Iran Khodro and SAIPA, to the tune of 40 trillion rials ($333 million). The bailout is for paying part of the carmakers’ mounting debt to local parts makers.
EghtesadOnline: After carmaker Iran Khodro jacked up prices twice over the past few weeks, its archrival SAIPA apparently did not waste precious time! The second biggest carmaker raised the price of three models from 24 to 80% over the weekend.
EghtesadOnline: Iran Khodro on Sunday published a new price list for five models including the popular hatchback model Peugeot 207i and the locally-designed Dena+, jacking up prices by a hefty 50% for four models and reducing the price of one car by 5%.