Nearly 813,000 cars manufactured in 10 months

February 5, 2019

TEHRAN- Iranian carmakers manufactured 812,979 vehicles during the ten-month period from March 21, 2018 to January 20, 2019, IRNA reported on Tuesday citing the data released by the Ministry of Industry.

The data show that the car output in the mentioned ten months has fallen 35.4 percent from 1.257 million cars manufactured during the same period of time in the previous year.
As reported, 758,128 passenger cars, 1,207 vans, 1,540 minibuses and middle buses, and 540 buses have been manufactured during the ten-month time of this year.

Iranian carmakers manufactured over 1.535 vehicles during the past Iranian calendar year 1396 (ended on March 20, 2018), with 13.7 percent rise from the figure of its preceding year, Industry Ministry has previously announced.

According to the ministry’s data, car manufacturing in Iran stood at over 1.35 million in the calendar year 1395.

As reported, 1.442 million passenger cars were manufactured in the past year, with 14.9 percent growth from 1.255 million cars in its previous year.

Some 1,381 minibuses and middle buses were manufactured in 1396, indicating 52.6 percent increase from 905 minibuses and middle buses manufactured in 1395.

Also, 1,782 buses were manufactured in the last year, with 53.9 percent rise from 1,158 buses manufactured in the year before.


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