EghtesadOnline: One-third of automobiles on Tehran's roads failed emission and safety tests, during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Aug. 22).
EghtesadOnline: Retrofitting vehicles, especially vans, with compressed natural gas can substantially cut fuel costs, head of the CNG Department of state-run National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Dilapidated vehicles are blamed for over 40% of Tehran’s worsening air pollution, which problem has not been resolved yet, the head of Tehran Vehicle Technical Inspection Bureau said.
EghtesadOnline: In May a website was introduced by the National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company, where certain vehicles can register for free conversion of their vehicles into compressed natural gas hybrids.
EghtesadOnline: A nationwide scheme has been launched to convert 1.46 million gasoline-powered public transport and commercial vehicles to compressed natural gas hybrids.
EghtesadOnline: A nationwide scheme has been launched to convert 1.5 million gasoline-powered public transport vehicles to compressed natural gas hybrids.
EghtesadOnline: National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company has launched an initiative to convert 1.4 million gasoline-powered vehicles (pickup trucks, taxis and vans) to compressed natural gas hybrids, director of the CNG office of NIORDC (a subsidiary of the National Iranian Oil Company) said.
EghtesadOnline: Unsafe roads, careless drivers and the poor quality of vehicles claim thousands of lives every year in Iran.
EghtesadOnline: National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company and Bank Mellat signed an agreement on Sunday to contribute to a plan to convert gasoline-based vehicles to hybrid CNG engines.
EghtesadOnline: Converting gasoline-powered vehicles, especially vans, to compressed natural gas hybrids can help reduce fuel costs for motorists by 100%, deputy managing director of the state-run National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company said.