Iran automakers of passenger cars, heavy goods vehicles, motorcycles and auto parts suppliers, as well as representatives of automotive technology firms and after-sales service companies, participated in the event, local auto website Asbe Bokhar reported.
The exhibition, held in coordination with the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade, was organized by Tana International Group as per previous iterations of the show.
Iran’s second largest automakers company, SAIPA, will start the production of five models in Algeria by the end of the current year. This plan is agreed upon after a strong presence in Iraq’s auto market. According to Safari, the plan will be a joint venture between the Iran automakers. As yet unnamed Algerian firm in the private sector. SAIPA has so far reached a deal with Tahkout Manufacturing Company to produce auto parts for their Maghreb branch.
Iran’s first cars in a joint venture named Azeurocar are about to be produced in late September in Azerbaijan Republic. The impact of economic cooperation between Azerbaijan and Iran are very important. According to ambassador of Iran in baku, Iran hopes to strengthening economic relations between the two countries.
It is interesting to know, the so-called Competition Council has given Price increasing permission to some carmakers. This Council keeps an eye on the pricing of local products. Based upon, about 1.5 million rials ($40) will be added to the price of Tiba and Pride; which are currently sold for some 250 million rials ($6650). Peugeot and Samand models will get dearer by 4 million rials ($107).
At the same time, Iran Khodro Group has upgraded its Peugeot 207i. The car will soon enter the market with automatic transmission.
Meanwhile, Iran Standards-and-Quality-Inspection Company (ISQI) has released a report. It reports on the quality of local automakers’ products.
According to the latest statics provide by the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade, 5,258 pickup trucks and 986 heavy duty vehicles have been produced in Iran. The statistics are from May 22 to June 21.