clunker taxi

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  • Old buses reach up to 15,000 within 6 months 2019-09-03 22:02

    Old buses to reach 15,000 within 6 months

    TEHRAN – There are currently 22,000 buses running in the country’s transport fleet, 15,000 of which will turn over 10 years old by the end of this year (March 2020), Hossein Rajab Salahi, an official with the Ministry of Interior has said.

  • Old taxis soon reach up to 192,000 2019-08-03 15:26

    Old taxis soon reach up to 192,000

    TEHRAN – There are currently 150,000 clunker taxis in the country, which will reach up to 192,000 by the end of this year (March 2020), Morteza Zameni, director general of urban taxi drivers union has said.

  • Clunker, diesel cars elimination, gasoline vapor cut effective solutions to curb ozone pollution 2019-06-11 19:42

    Clunker, diesel cars elimination, gasoline vapor cut effective solutions to curb ozone pollution

    TEHRAN – Due to an increased concern about the influence of ozone emissions on human health and on the capital’s air quality, notably gasoline vapor emissions at petrol stations must be reduced, clunker cars should be scrapped and diesel vehicles also have to be discarded, Tehran Air Quality Control Company caretaker said.

  • 150,000 clunker taxis plying roads across Iran 2019-05-29 21:01

    150,000 old taxis plying roads across Iran

    TEHRAN – The situation of clunker taxis in Iran is worrying, as some 150,000 of them are plying the roads, making a disproportionate impact on the country’s air quality, Morteza Zameni, director general of urban taxis union has said.

  • 16,000 clunker buses running in transport fleet nationwide 2019-02-19 09:37

    16,000 clunker buses running in transport fleet nationwide

    TEHRAN – Some 22,000 busses are operating in the country’s public transport fleet, 16,000 of which are clunkers, accounting for 70 percent of the volume of bus transport system, deputy interior minister for urban and rural development has said.

  • 90,000 clunker taxis are plying the roads  2019-01-26 10:15

    90,000 clunker taxis are plying the roads 

    TEHRAN— Some 90,000 clunker taxis are plying the roads in Iran, an official with traffic police has said.

  • Clunker vehicles scrappage drops by 65% in Iran  2019-01-09 10:44

    Clunker vehicles scrappage drops by 65% in Iran 

    TEHRAN— The scrappage of clunker vehicles has decreased by 65 percent in the current Iranian calendar year (starting on March 21, 2018) compared to a year earlier, an official with traffic police has said.

  • Plans underway to renovate taxi fleet 2018-04-08 21:18

    Plans underway to renovate taxi fleet

    TEHRAN – There are plans underway for renovating the taxi fleet nationwide by replacing some 40,000 old taxis with new ones in the current [Iranian Calendar] year 1397 (March 2018–March 2019), said head of the taxi drivers’ union on Sunday.

  • The tangled web of air pollution in Tehran 2018/01/01

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    The tangled web of air pollution in Tehran

    TEHRAN — Air pollution, the recurring nightmare of Tehraners from which there is no waking, is a complicated saga of the busy capital of Iran.

  • e-pay 2017-07-16 17:27

    Tehraners to pay taxi fares electronically

    TEHRAN — People in the city of Tehran will be able to pay taxi fares electronically by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2018).

  • clunker taxis 2017-01-30 08:51

    Over 40,000 clunker taxis scrapped in 10 months

    TEHRAN — The number of clunker taxis scrapped and replaced by new models since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2016) has gone up to 40,000 nationwide, Environment chief Masoumeh Ebtekar said on Saturday.