Iranian vehicles market pushed the brakes in 2018 with 1.194.505, down 23.1%, hit by new sanctions from US and internal structural weakness, not addressed by reforms and modernization. Saipa - less affected than foreign car-makers - took the lead ahead of Renault.
Iranian vehicles sales in the 2017 reported an almost positive performance albeit the slow start of the year, fueled by a rocketing economy. The market is now the most important in the World for Peugeot, leader with over 28.8% of market share.
Iran Auto Market in First Half 2016 moderately down hit by the economic difficulties created by the persistent low oil price in the international market. Peugeot was the leader.
Iran Vehicles Market in 2015 fell 8% hit by low oil price. Following the euphoric reaction to the normalization of international trade, the crude reality refrained people to buy a new car. Peugeot was again on top.
Iranian Vehicle Sales boomed in the first half 2014 following the re-opening of imports and thanks to a renewed consumer demand. Saipa was market leader followed by Peugeot and Iran Khodro. Next future outlook looks brilliant.
December 2013, kept the trend as the Iranian car market is experiencing a new momentum started in September. Interest of the country is anticipating the positive ending of negotiations with ONU on the nuclear Iranian activity, while consumer's demand is still low.
November 2013, Iranian car market reported a strong increase in vehicles delivered to dealers, with market in strong recovery after years of decline following US and ONU sanctions to the country. Peugeot, Renault and GM have in place negotiation for joint ventures with Iran Khodro.
November 2013. Celebrating the diplomatic victory achieved by new Iranian government and International representatives today, we are back on analyzing the status of Iranian car sector, defined strategic when in 2009 counted over 4% on national GDP, before suffering an over 50% sales collapse.