TEHRAN, Oct. 9 (Mehr News Agency) - Collina passenger car will be manufactured in Iran in the near future, managing director of Rakhsh Khodro Diesel Company told the Persian service of ISNA on Monday.
The C-class sedan, to go on the assembly line in next spring, will be using the components built by the Azarbaijani part makers, Akbar Mirza-Hosseini continued, adding, "Production of Patriot SUV is on our priority list and it is anticipated to hit the road in coming November."
The Patriot is going to target the domestic demand for a quality SUV which is priced attractively.
"Our main goal is to manufacture vehicles utilizing potential of part producers in Azarbaijan with an eye on exportation. Therefore, we are determined to observe the timetables."
Minibuses and small trucks built by the company are now going through the latest world standards, he said, stipulating that an assembly line is to be established in Sudan by yearend (Iranian year ending March 20, 2006).
Arab states and other African countries are on the company's future export list.
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