Saipa News

Saipa News

Follow the latest news about Saipa, Iran's 2nd largest car maker, along with prices, output, exports and international cooperations.

  • SAIPA-IKCO Output Jumps 236%
    The production of light vehicles by Iran Khodro Company (IKCO) and SAIPA Automotive Group has increased by 236% from the beginning of the current fiscal year (March 21), until June 8, compared with...
  • SAIPA Sets Production Records
    The daily and weekly domestic production records were broken by SAIPA Automotive Group in the third fiscal month (started May 22), according to the latest statistics reported by the company. With...
  • SAIPA Boosts Output in 2 Months
    SAIPA Boosts Output in 2 Months
    SAIPA has increased production in the first two months of the current fiscal year (March 21-May 21). It produced 1,303 vehicles per day in the first fiscal month (March 21-April 20) and 1,523...
  • IKCO, SAIPA Set Up Alliance for Improving Car Standards, Quality
    Iran’s two major automakers have formed an alliance to improve the safety standards and quality of their products. “SAIPA Automotive Group’s Shahin car will soon be equipped with the engine...
  • SAIPA Ahead of Production Plan
    SAIPA Automotive Group, in addition to completing the deficient cars, has produced 20,845 vehicles in the first fiscal month (March 21-April 20), according to SAIPA Automotive Group's deputy for...
  • SAIPA Started Abolition of Car Lotteries With Shahin
    SAIPA Automotive Group has started the sale of Shahin from April 19, without holding a car lottery, in response to high public demand. Accordingly, the delivery time of this car is a maximum of 90...
  • SAIPA Leads in Car Paint Quality
    SAIPA Automotive Group has always been a leader in the automotive paint sector, as it uses advanced robots, paints and solvents in accordance with the latest technology. SAIPA uses paint layers...
  • 25% of SAIPA’s Output Last Year Produced in Two Months
    SAIPA Industrial Group produced 397,000 cars last year, of which a quarter were manufactured in the last two months of the fiscal 2021-22 (Jan. 21-March 20), according to the group’s CEO.  "In the...
  • SAIPA Plans to Boost Output Despite Ongoing Challenges
    SAIPA, one of the two major Iranian automakers, plans to increase auto output by 25% in the next fiscal year (starting March 21), despite facing several problems, including its mounting debts to...
  • SAIPA Plans 12% Output Rise
    Iran’s major automaker SAIPA plans to increase production by 12% by March 2022 by introducing brand new models in its product lineup. Early this week, the company announced that it plans to...
  • SAIPA Propels Localization With Help From IRGC, Army
    Iran’s major automaker SAIPA is implementing 81 projects to localize high-tech auto parts, hoping to curb the sector’s dependency on foreign suppliers.  The projects have been established in...
  • Army Air Force Initiative to Extend Tech Support to SAIPA
    Iran Army Air Force has launched an initiative to strengthen relations with the major automaker SAIPA for sharing technologies, bolstering domestic auto production and reducing foreign dependency...
  • SAIPA, Sharif Univ. Commence Collaboration to Produce EVs
    Iran’s major automaker SAIPA and Sharif University of Technology have started collaboration to design and develop electric vehicles. Late last week, SAIPA’s CEO Seyyed Javad Soleimani conferred...
  • SAIPA Strengthening Ties With Technological Firms
    Iran’s major automaker SAIPA has taken another step for localizing and technologically upgrading its auto production by forging contracts with 48 knowledge-based and tech companies. During a press...
  • SAIPA Strengthens Ties With Academia for Tech Upgrade
    Iran’s major automaker SAIPA is strengthening cooperation with the University of Science and Technology to upgrade its products with the state-of-the-art technology.  During a Saturday visit to...
  • SAIPA Says to Produce 3,000 Renault Cars
    Pars Khodro, a subsidiary of SAIPA car company, has restarted producing Renault cars, the company said in a statement. Last March Pars Khodro stopped producing Renault vehicles because the “new US...
  • SAIPA En Route to Phasing Out Pride
    The long-running debate over halting the production of Pride, a poor-quality small city car produced by Iranian automaker SAIPA, has reportedly been concluded with a clear and close deadline. ...
  • Pride, Peugeot 405 to Retire by June 2020
    The longstanding debate over halting the production of poor quality cars in Iran has reached a tipping point with a clear deadline in sight, despite automakers bemoaning a lack of substitute for...
  • Iran Auto Output Down 22%
    Iran’s automotive output fell by 22.4% during the seven months ending Oct. 22 compared to a year earlier. According to data announced by the Persian economic daily Donya-e-Eqtesad, Iran produced...
  • SAIPA Expanding Presence in Africa
    Iran’s SAIPA and South African car manufacturer Mureza are to jointly produce vehicles in Zimbabwe.  
  • SAIPA Makes Pride With 45% Import Dependence
    Iranian carmaker SAIPA needs to import auto parts worth €1,400 for making each unit of Pride, a €3,150 vehicle that the company has been manufacturing for the past three decades. With a pompous...
  • Debate Flares Again Over Halting Pride’s Production
    The long-running debate over halting the production of SAIPA’s small car Pride has reignited, after Iran Traffic Police chief said license plates will not be issued for the vehicle as of March 2020...
  • Iran Industries Minister: IKCO-SAIPA Debts Reach $8.8 Billion
    By October 2018, the accumulated debts of Iranian carmakers, Iran Khodro (IKCO) and SAIPA, had reached 1 quadrillion rials ($8.8 billion), the industries minister said in a recent interview. In a...
  • 70,000 of Road Fatalities Involved SAIPA’s Pride
    Over the past 11 years, 34% of those who lost their lives in road accidents in Iran, constituting 70,056 victims, died in SAIPA’s small city car, Pride.  
  • Deadbeat Carmaker on Wrong Side of Insurers
    Insurance companies have stopped offering third party vehicle insurance to new vehicles produced by SAIPA, Iran's second-largest automaker, due to the carmaker’s pattern of failure to settle its...

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