All-Iranian car Dena unveiled

April 17, 2011 - 0:0

TEHRAN -- Dena, the latest Iranian-built vehicle based on a domestically-manufactured platform, featuring the latest European safety standards, was unveiled on Saturday, IRNA reported.

For the first time, the whole designing process of the project has been undertaken by competent Iranian engineers without the aid of foreigners.
Iran Khodro Company’s managing director Javad Najmeddin said the new vehicle is an advanced model and is up to par with Euro 4 air pollution standards, Mehr news agency reported.
Prior to this, IKCO had produced another all-Iranian car named Runna. It was unveiled two years ago.
Iran Khodro Company designed and manufactured the car and owns its intellectual property.
Runna too meets Euro IV and V standards related to air pollution as well as the Pedestrian Impact safety requirement. It falls within the class C sedans category which is affordable for the average Iranian families.
Last year, the other Iranian carmaker SAIPA rolled out another all-Iranian car given the name Miniator.
The Miniator, which is fully designed and manufactured by the company’s engineers using only domestically built parts.
Syria, Iraq, Algeria, Libya, Venezuela, Egypt, Nigeria as well as other countries are the main destinations for Iranian cars.