Iranian Carmaker Starts Arisun Production in Iraq
The production began simultaneous with holding of a professional exhibition of Iran’s auto industry in Iraq’s capital Baghdad. The production line of Arisun in Iraq’s site was inaugurated in a ceremony attended by Iran’s Industry Minister Mohammad Reza Ne’matzadeh as well as top managers from Iran Khodro (IKCO) and Industry Ministry.
Based on the agreements signed between Iran and Iraq within a framework for cooperation in export of SKD and CKD parts and offering of technical and engineering services, Arisun has replaced a product of IKCO’s rivals in Iraq’s market.
Arisun goes into production with CKD-0 level. Its body and main parts are exported from Tehran and Tabriz to Iraq.
Arisun production line is the second IKCO line operating in Iraq.
IKCO estimates to produce at least 5,000 Arisun pickups in Iraq next year given to the country’s market needs.
According to the feasibility studies conducted on Iraq market and its needs to pickups, Arisun is expected to face a warm welcome in the country.