EghtesadOnline: Automaker Iran Khodro (IKCO) and Iran Taxi Union are jointly pushing an initiative to replace 50,000 dilapidated taxis with CNG-hybrids by the end of the current Iranian year (March 2021).
EghtesadOnline: The government’s Economic Council has approved a proposal by the Oil Ministry based on which the state-owned National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company has been tasked with helping convert 1.5 million gasoline-powered vans and taxis to compressed natural gas hybrids.
EghtesadOnline: Over the past two days, CEOs of Iranian online taxi firms, government and municipality officials, as well as unionists have had a hectic time on Twitter clashing over the taxation of local transportation startups.
EghtesadOnline: There are 150,000 dilapidated taxis in the country terribly contributing to the worsening air pollution. The figure comprises nearly half the total 360,000 vehicles in the taxi fleet, the head of Islamic Republic of Iran Taxi Union said.
EghtesadOnline: With car tire prices rising at a terrible speed, Iran Taxi Union said it will provide taxis with 30,000 tires at subsidized rates.