Iran’s car output up 131.7% in a month

December 6, 2016 - 10:7

TEHRAN- Iranian car makers manufactured 129.031 vehicles in the eight calendar month of Aban (October 22-November 20), with 131.7 percent rise from 55,693 vehicles manufactured in the same month last year, ISNA reported on Monday.

Also, the number of cars manufactured in the country during the first eight months of the current calendar year (March 20-November 20) stood at 820,463 showing 35.9 percent rise compared to the same period of time in the preceding year, Tasnim news agency had reported on November 29.
Iran is scheduled to manufacture 1.35 million cars by the end of the current calendar year, Deputy Minister of Industry, Mining and Trade Mohsen Salehinia announced in early April.
As Salehinia underlined, the government seeks to improve the quality as well as the quantity of the domestically produced cars on the way to boost their exports.

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