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IKCO Production Record

IKCO Production Record
IKCO Production Record

Iran Khodro Industrial Group (IKCO) has manufactured more than 365,000 sedans and pickups during the 8 months that ended November 18. The figure accounts for the total production of the giant national car manufacturer for the entirety of last year, IRNA quoted Hashem Yeke Zareh, IKCO’s managing director as saying.

“Car manufacturing within the period demonstrates a 95 percent growth compared with the same period last year” Yeke Zare told IRNA.

He added that the highest volume of production went to Peugeot Pars with 90,000 and Peugeot 405 with 70,000 cars, accounting 24 and 19 percent of total IKCO’s production respectively.

He also said that 5 percent of IKCO’s production has been allocated to Runna (Peugeot 206 platform) production within the same period. In addition, 1,400 Dena’s have been manufactured.

Speaking about the production of Tondar 90 (Dacia Logan) within the first 7 months of the current Iranian year, he went on to say that Tondar 90 accounted for 2 percent of IKCO’s production, although indicating 130 percent growth during the same period last year. He also emphasized that Tondar 90 production will increase this year.

According to the IKCO’s head, 56,000 pickups have been manufactured, accounting for 15 percent of total production. IKCO also indicated that 17 percent of its production was for Samand and Peugeot 206.