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Production by major automakers exceeds 817,000 in 11 months

1 March 2021 - 02:41
Three major Iranian carmakers, namely Iran Khodro Company (IKCO), SAIPA Group, and Pars Khodro, manufactured 817,069 vehicles during the first eleven months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2020-February 18, 2021), the data released by Codal website showed.

Nickel price at highest since 2014 amid growing EV battery demand

12 February 2021 - 22:03
Nickel has quietly been going neck-in-neck with copper since the start of the base metals rally in mid-2020, and is now approaching a key level that analysts believe could spur investment in new supply.

Tire output climbs 20% in 10 months on year

6 February 2021 - 20:29
Production of tires in Iran has risen 20 percent during the first ten months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2020- January 19, 2021), compared to the same period of time in the past year.

Lithium price in China surges 40% to 18-month high

3 February 2021 - 02:29
Lithium prices are soaring in China on the back of heavy demand for lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries, a new report by battery supply chain research and price reporting agency Benchmark Mineral Intelligence shows.

Regulations for tax on houses, luxury cars to be announced soon

3 February 2021 - 01:39
The head of Iran National Tax Administration (INTA) said that the regulations for the tax on houses and luxury cars will be announced soon, adding that this annual tax has been collected and a heavy fine has been imposed on those who run away from it.

Car manufacturing expected to rise 50% in H2

2 February 2021 - 03:00
Iranian Industry, Mining, and Trade Minister Alireza Razm Hosseini has said that the country’s automobile production is going to increase by 50 percent in the second half of the current Iranian calendar year (September 22, 2020-March 20, 2021) and the prices of this product will decrease.

Scientists develop anode-free zinc battery for storing renewable energy

29 January 2021 - 14:15
Researchers at Stanford University and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology have developed a prototype of an anode-free, zinc-based battery that uses low-cost, naturally abundant materials.

All the mines Tesla needs to build 20 million cars a year

29 January 2021 - 14:03
Elon Musk and his merry band of executive vice presidents had plenty of advice for the mining and metals industry at the company’s Battery Day event in September, where the road map to a $25,000 Tesla was laid out.

Intercity passenger car fleet to be renovated

27 January 2021 - 02:31
Iran’s Transport and Urban Development Ministry, in collaboration with domestic firm Supplying Automotive Parts Company (SAPCO) has started a program for renovating the country's intercity passenger car fleet.

Annual automobile exports exceed $5.7m

24 November 2020 - 02:51
Iran exported 1,300 automobiles valued at $5,722,007 in the previous Iranian calendar year (ended on March 19), the spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) said.
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