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German Rail, Telecom Operators End Iran Projects

German rail operator Deutsche Bahn and Deutsche Telekom are ending projects in Iran after Washington imposed new sanctions against Tehran and said firms doing business with Iran would be barred from doing business with the United States. New US sanctions against Iran took effect last week and several European companies have suspended plans to invest […]

Mercedes-Benz, Iran Khodro to Launch Joint Venture

Representatives of Iranian automobile manufacturer Iran Khodro Company (IKCO) and the German automaker Mercedes-Benz signed a contract to launch a joint venture. According to the contract signed in Germany on Tuesday, the two firms will establish a joint company working in the field of sales and after-sales service of commercial vehicles. IKCO and Mercedes-Benz, which […]

Iran Stops Producing 11 Truck Models

During the Iranian calendar month to 21st December, the production of 11 heavy duty vehicles and pickup trucks in Iran has been stopped. Iran Khodro Diesel (IKD), a subsidiary of Iran’s largest car manufacturer, stopped production of two heavy duty vehicles — the Mercedes-Benz tipper truck LK 2624 and Mercedes-Benz Axor K3335 — and the recently-introduced […]

Germany Auto Supplier to Open Office in Tehran

A senior official with German car parts maker Robert Bosch said it plans to open an office in the Iranian capital, Tehran, by the end of this year. “We are delighted to be back in Iran. In our quest to pick up speed quickly, we are benefiting first and foremost from re-establishing contact with former […]

Iran revs up for Auto Revolution

By Alireza Ramezani, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. The auto giant PSA Peugeot Citroen has become the first foreign company since the Jan. 16 implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action to obtain a license from the Iranian government to invest […]

First Major Int’l Law Firm Opens Tehran Office

CMS Germany has become the first major international law firm to open a dedicated office in the Iranian capital, Tehran, the company announced on Tuesday. This includes the right to provide legal advice in Iran. Following successful completion of detailed preparations, the CMS office and staff in Tehran opened for business on 1 February. Cornelius […]

Daimler sees ‘Huge Demand for Commercial Vehicles’

By John Lee. BBC News reports that Daimler Trucks has wasted no time in reentering the Iranian market, with the announcement that it plans to restart sales and local production. The company, which left Iran in 2010, says there is “huge demand for commercial vehicles, especially trucks“, and says it will produce engines and and […]

Daimler Trucks Seeks Partners in Iran

The commercial vehicles division of Germany’s Daimler AG‘s says it is in talks with potential partners in Iran to resume production in the country as sanctions look set to be lifted, reports PressTV. Roland Schneider, president and CEO of Daimler Commercial Vehicles in the Middle East and North Africa, said the company intends to open a […]