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300 Peugeot Pars on their way to Iraq

By John Lee. By the end of this year Iran's IKCO will strengthen its presence in Iraq, dispatching 300 Peugeot Pars passenger cars, equipped with automatic gearboxes. "Iraqi market is one of the foremost export markets for IKCO," said Hassan Golchubian, IKCO Export Director of the Middle East and Africa, adding that as other markets, […]

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)

Iran Khodro to Increase Production in Iraq

By John Lee. Iran’s main car manufacturer is set to raise its production level in Iraq by producing 3,000 vehicles per month. Iran Khodro (IKCO)'s  Deputy CEO for Export, Saeed Tafazzoli, said its Iraqi partner had decided to allocate most parts of its production lines to IKCO’s vehicles. “IKCO’s rivals have failed to grab the […]

IKCO Iraq "at Full Capacity"

By John Lee. Iranian vehicle maker Iran Khodro (IKCO) has exported over 6,000 vehicles to the international markets in the first half of the current Persian calendar year surpassing the car manufacturer's export record throughout last year. IKCO 's Deputy for Export and International Department, Saeed Tafazzoli said IKCO's main foreign site is located in […]

Ministers Offer Iran Site for new Car Plant

By John Lee. The Deputy Managing Director of of Iranian vehicle maker Iran Khodro (IKCO) has said the company has chosen Iraq as a target market for its car exports, and opened a new showroom in Baghdad last week as a first step. Meqdad Mahmudi told Iran's IRNA news agency that both the Iraqi Oil […]

Iran Khodro Expands After-Sale Services

By John Lee. Iranian vehicle maker Iran Khodro (IKCO) has announced that it has expanded its after-sale services in Iraq. During a visit by Karbala's Governor General, Aqil Al Tarihi, to the company's factory, Managing Director Hashem Yekke-Zare'a said: "In order to increase its market share ... [Iran Khodro] has diversified its export products to […]

IKCO to Double Vehicle Output

By John Lee. Iran Khodro (IKCO) has reportedly announced its intention to increase production at its Iraq plant from 50 cars a day to 100. The plant, in the central Iraqi city of Iskandariya, is IKCO’s largest car plant outside Iran. According to a report from Just Auto, a drop in transportation fees and a […]

Iran Khodro Ups Production

ZSCo, the company in Iskandariya [Alexandria] (50 kilometers south-west of Baghdad) in which Iran Khodro (IKCO) cars are assembled, is now producing at a rate of 10 cars per hour, according to an announcement from IKCO. The company's CEO said: "[The] Geographical proximity of Iran and Iraq is considered as a noticeable advantage for IKCO […]

Iraq to Assemble Iranian Cars

By John Lee. Iranian carmaker Iran Khodro (IKCO) is to open a 30,000-units-per-year assembly line in Iskandariya [Alexandria], south of Baghdad, by the next month. Iran Khodro deputy director for exports, Abdol’azim Sa’dian, told IRNA that the preliminary agreements were made three years ago, and Iran Khodro has been exporting its products to Iraq for about […]

Iran Khodro to Make 30,000 Cars in Iraq This Year

Bloomberg reports that Iran Khodro, the country’s largest carmaker, plans to manufacture 30,000 cars at its production site in Iraq this year. The company is delivering components to the plant for assembly, mostly for the Samand sedan model (pictured). Operations at the plant, which has received investment from a local partner, started in 2011, the […]