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The company won the annual national prize for export activities in years 2006, 2007. Russia, Syria, Turkey, Iraq, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Egypt, Algeria and Bulgaria are among the most important target markets for the group. Since Iran Khodro group new movement through international markets in year 2004, the company has exported more than 150,000 units of cars in different classes and models to other countries mainly in the Middle East and CIS region.
Export opportunities are restricted to relatively low volumes with $60 million worth of cars exported in 2007. By this Iran Khodro has ranked as 24th company among 100 top companies in Islamic world in year 2008. The Company has exported about 35,000 cars in year 2009. The company exported 40,000 units in 2010, including 30% of the total production of its Samand model. IKCO intends to export 9% of its output in 2011, amounting to 75,000 vehicles, before reaching 16% in exports by 2014. The company plans to increase its annual exports to more than 600,000 cars by 2016. IKCO also hopes to take a 51% share of the Iranian market in 2011, while improving the quality of its products. Iran Khodro is currently exporting its productions to almost 40 countries all around the world.
EF family engines
IKCO is self-sufficient in mass powertrain production, without any foreign assistance. IKCO plans to produce more than 300,000 EF7 and TU5 Iran-designed economy engines in 2010.
Iran Khodro started to design a new range of engines for its products in 2007 in a joint with F.E.V of Germany. The first EF series engine officially shown to the public in 2008 is EF7 which is currently powering Samand LX car in Iran.
EF7 turbocharged engines were initially shown to the public in mid-2009 and will be installed on Soren ELX by last 2010. Other EF series engines named EF4 & EFD (Diesel) engines design are finished and they are being tested for mass production by Iran Khodro. In November 2009, Iran Khodro unveiled its new “national diesel engine” with fuel consumption of 5 liters per 100 kilometers in combined cycle. The engine has achieved emission standard of Euro 5, featuring a Diesel Particulate Filters (DPF) as well as a new Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR). The 1.5-liter turbodiesel uses advanced technology to deliver strong power and torque of 300Nm. Iran Khodro has designed the EF4 & EFD itself in consultation with some expert engine designers.
Passenger car range
Samand; the “Iranian national car”. Codenamed X7 during development. Its selling price starts around $9,000 in Iran.
- Samand LX; a modified version of the basic Samand with better equipment and better outlook
- Samand SE; a modified version of the Samand LX with minor interior changes aiming to improve the car’s overall quality. The car also comes with different taillights
- Samand Sarir; a longer wheelbase version of the Samand with enhanced equipment. (unveiled in 2006)
Soren a new model of Samand (unveiled in 2008). Iran’s first passenger car achieving Euro III emission standard and with a new more efficient Engine Management System. An electric version of Soren was produced in 2010. The electric Samand can travel 200-km before it needs recharging.
Samand Soren ELX; a new model of Soren which has lots of changes applied to it compared to its main model “Soren” like safety features such as passenger air bag, 3-point seatbelts for rear passengers. It is powered by the most powerful Iranian national Engine (EF7 Turbocharged Engine) which can produce 156 hp with 210 N-m of torque. Its engine has passed Euro IV emission standard. It offers new technologies like using Nanotechnology for cloth of its seats and the dashboard.
- Runna; IKCO’s second “National Car”/all Iran-made car. Codenamed X12 during development and based on the modified 206 SD platform.
- Dena; the car’s estimated price is 16 thousand dollars for the ELX Luxury model and 14 thousand dollars for the LX model. The mid-size four-door class-D sedan has an Iranian-built that produces 150 horsepower and a fuel efficiency rating of 7.2 liters per 100 kilometers. The car will be equipped with driver, front passenger’s, and side airbags, as well as front and rear ABS Disc Brakes. IKCO plans to manufacture 35,000 units of Dena in 2012, 80,000 units in 2013 and 100,000 units between 2015 and 2017.
Dena Plus (tc) in the production line
- Dena Plus: The car’s Dena face lifted and that changes are in they lights and next of car and added Sunroof
- IKCO Arisun, a Peugeot 405-based coupe utility in production since 2015.
- Paykan, the first car made by IKCO. Was based on the Hilman Hunter and got discontinued in 2005
Peugeot Pars (formerly known as Peugeot Persia or simply Persia)
- Peugeot 206; a saloon version of the 206, the Peugeot 206 SD also co-developed with Peugeot in year 2005.
- ; by 2011, icko produced about 15,000-20,000 units Peugeot 207i. The production of 207i stopped in 2012 during relation cut between icko and Peugeot because of international sanctions against Iran.
- Peugeot 405; available in saloon trims GLi and GLX and estate trim GLX
- Peugeot 405 trim SLX with 1.6L 16 valve PSA TU5 engine
- Peugeot 407; as CBU (about 2000 are imported to Iran by Iran Khodro)
- Peugeot Pars; initially called the Peugeot Persia. Changes include a redesigned front and modernized rear
- Peugeot RD; chassis and drivetrain are similar to the older Paykan but the outer body shell and appearance resemble a 405, production of this car had been halted.
- Peugeot ROA; modified version of Peugeot RD, production of Peugeot ROA is going to halt.
- Peugeot 508
- Peugeot 2008
- Peugeot 301
Suzuki Grand Vitara – Compact SUV which is divided to different 4 main models:
- 2000 cc engine with 4-speed automatic gearbox
- 2000 cc engine with 5-speed manual gearbox
- 2400 cc engine with 4-speed automatic gearbox
- 2400 cc engine with 5-speed manual gearbox
- Suzuki Kizashi
- Haima S7
- Haima S5
Supplying Automotive Parts Company (SAPCO)
IKCO Spare Parts and After-Sale Services Co. (ISACO)
IKCO Spare Parts and After-Sale Services Co. (ISACO) was founded in 1977. ISACO is providing after-sale services and supplying spare parts for IKCO products throughout the country. ISACO Kish, is one the subordinate companies of ISACO which is assigned with the task of supplying after-sale services to IKCO vehicles in the international markets. In 2011, 37 percent of the needed spare parts were globally outsourced and ISACO aims to reduce this amount to 23 percent. Iraq, Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Venezuela, Senegal, Algeria and Tunisia are the main target markets for ISACO.
Iran Khodro Power Train Co. (IPCO)
IPCO was established in 1998. The main activity of this engineering services company is in the field of power train including design and development, testing, adjusting, product engineering, and quality assurance processes in mass production and design production. This subsidiary of IKCO is competent in other fields such as designing, installing and commissioning of testing equipments (hardware and software) of automotive parts, engines and vehicles as well.
This subsidiary of IKCO was found with name “Ghateh Sazan-e Mojarab” in 1997 with the aim of creating cutting-edge has been changed to TAM Co. in 1998.
The company has designed and completed projects of the SAMAND production line in Syria, Venezuela and Senegal without help of foreign companies, relying on its own knowledge and technology. In 2012, TAM won Iran’s “Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise (MAKE)” award.
SAMAND Investment Co.
Samand Investment Co. was established as a Corporation in 2004 with the purpose of the identification of investment opportunities, analysis and evaluation of the stock market and creating income for shareholders.
Iran Khodro Rail transport Industries Company (IRICO)
IRICO was established by Iran Khodro Investment Development Company in 2003 to manufacture railway rolling stock. IRICO produces metro wagon, rail bus, light rail vehicle and monorails. In March 2011, Tose-e-Tarabar Raili Iranian Co. acquired RICO from Iran Khodro.
Iran Khodro Diesel Company
Iran Khodro Diesel Company was established initially under the name of Khawar Industrial Group in early 1966. In 1999 Iran Khodro Company merged its bus and midi-bus production lines with Khawar Industrial Group truck production lines together and the new company Iran Khodro Diesel, public joint stock was established to manufacture different types of commercial vehicles for domestic and overseas markets. Iran Khodro Diesel Company exports its products to many countries.