Iran’s Saipa to launch car production line in Iraq

TEHRAN (ISNA)- Iran’s Saipa car manufacture launched the first production line in Iraq, exporting the first shipment of car parts to the country.

The package includes cars parts for Tiba and X100 for mass production of Saipa products in the neighboring country.

Saipa, the second largest Iranian auto manufacturer, is competing with major and international carmakers in Iraq, but it has started its activities in the country since it has been warmly welcomed by Iraqi citizens.

Low fuel consumption, easy use, easy access, after-sale services and economic and affordable services and products are some advantages of the group.

Tiba (gazelle) is an Iranian car made by Saipa, that was unveiled in December 2008 as “Miniator”. The car was originally named “Miniator”, based on the “S81” platform.

The car uses an improved KIA Pride platform. The production the services of some 122 local manufacturers have been utilized and about 810 parts have been produced.

Tiba costs 8500 dollars for Iraqi citizens.



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