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Iran Khodro ups Capacity at Iraq Plant

By John Lee. Iran Khodro (IKCO) has said that 2,500 units of its Samand model (pictured) are expected to be produced this year in its Iraq plant. The site at Iskandariya has been upgraded with new equipment, and now has the capacity to make 45 to 50 cars per day. (Source: IKCO)

Scania to Assemble Trucks in Iraq

Adnan al-Sharif, head of the state-owned car manufacturing company, has told Azzaman news agency that Swedish truck manufacturer Scania is to set up an assembly line in Iraq for the production of 800 trucks a year. Sharif did not say how the deal will be financed, but he said his company aspires to become Scania’s […]

Iraq to Assemble 9 Car Brands

Iraq’s Industry Minister, Ahmad Nasser al-Karbouli [Ahmed Nassar Dali al-Karbouli, Ahmad Nader Dali], unveiled a plan on Tuesday to assemble nine brands of vehicles in Iraq. “The Industry Ministry has a plan to sign eight agreements to assemble vehicles of different brands, including Hyundai and Cherry, in addition to manufacturing car batteries and tires,” al-Karbouli […]