PayvandNews – The number of automobiles manufactured in Iran during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (ending December 20) registered a 39.1 percent increase compared to the same period last year, Tasnim news agency reported.
Some 949, 497 vehicles of various types have been produced by the Iranian auto makers in the said time. From the total announced figure, 881,935 passenger cars were manufactured in the nine months showing a 40.9 increase compared to the same period in 2015.
Iran is scheduled to manufacture 1.35 million of 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.