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Strategic Overview of the Commercial Vehicle Market in Iran

  • ID: 3625733
  • Report
  • February 2016
  • Region: Iran
  • 50 Pages
  • Frost & Sullivan
Iranian Commercial Vehicle Demand to Exceed 300 Thousand Units by 2022


  • Bahman Group
  • IKCO
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This research provides a strategic overview of the commercial vehicle market in Iran. It studies the profiles of original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and analyzes the regulations, trade and infrastructure developments that will influence the commercial vehicles market in Iran. In this research, expert analysts thoroughly examine the following market segments:

- Light duty truck (LDT)
- Medium duty truck (MDT)
- Heavy duty truck (HDT)
- Bus

Market Overview

Foreign OEMs to Enjoy Abundant Opportunities through Joint Ventures in Iran

The lifting of economic sanctions on Iran will facilitate the movement of goods within and through Iran; in effect, making the country a major trade and logistics hub. So far, the commercial vehicle market has been stagnant due to a shortage of cargo and construction projects. However, with Iran all set to become a player of global significance, numerous projects to improve port and road infrastructure will get underway, which bodes well for the sales of commercial vehicles.

Customers are eagerly awaiting the return of western OEMs, because of the poor quality of the local products. The OEMs based in China, Japan and Europe are looking to tap this opportunity to establish themselves in the commercial vehicle sector. French and German manufacturers are already in talks with the local manufacturers regarding re-entry, as the new regulations allow foreign entry only through joint ventures.

The commercial vehicle market is dominated by Iran Khodro Company (IKCO) and Societe Anonyme Iranienne de Production Automobile (SAIPA), which handle more than 90 percent of the production in collaboration with European OEMs. Eventually, Chinese, Russian and Japanese OEMs are likely to partner with IKCO and SAIPA, owing to their high quality parts and lower prices.
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  • Bahman Group
  • IKCO
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1. Executive Summary
  • Key Research Takeaways
  • Country Profile - Iran
  • Political and Economic Landscape
  • SWOT Analysis of Iranian Automotive Industry
  • Iran Commercial Vehicle Market Outlook
2. Research Scope, Aims and Objectives
  • Research Scope
  • Research Aims and Objectives
3. Regulations, Trade, and Infrastructure Overview
  • Emission Regulations
  • Customs Duty Slabs on Automotive Imports
  • Customs Duty Slabs on Automotive Parts
  • Customs Import Procedure for Foreign OEMs and Suppliers
  • Free Trade Zones
  • Trade Logistics and Freight Potential
  • Key Proposed Infrastructure Projects
4. OEM Landscape
  • Key Participants
  • Company Profile: IKCO
  • Company Profile: SAIPA
  • Commercial Vehicle Market Business Model
  • Production Potential for M&HDT Truck Market
  • M&HDT Truck Price Points
  • Customer/Fleet Preferences
  • Key Takeaways for OEMs
  • Key Future Trends
5. Market Outlook
  • LDT Truck Market
  • LDT Truck Market Benchmarking
  • Exhibit LDT Truck
  • M&HDT Truck Market
  • MDT Truck Market Benchmarking
  • Exhibit MDT Truck
  • HDT Truck Market Benchmarking
  • Exhibit HDT Truck
  • Bus Market
  • Case Study: Urban Transportation in Tehran
  • Exhibit Bus
  • Truck and Bus Forecast
6. Key Conclusions, Future Outlook, and Predictions
  • Key Conclusions and Future Outlook
  • The Last Word - 3 Big Predictions
  • Legal Disclaimer
7. Appendix
  • Table of Acronyms
  • Market Engineering Methodology
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