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Toyota Motor Corporation

Toyota Motor Corporation

Industry: 
Automotive
Value of USG Contracts: 
154
Symbol: 
NYSE: TM
Country: 
Japan
Sources: 

 

"Iran totally imported 51,967 cars in the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21 - September 22). Hyundai with 24,991 cars was the main exporter of cars to Iran in the mentioned period, Peykhabar News Website reported on Nov. 15. Kia Motors with 9,339 cars, Geely with 5,783 cars, Toyota with 4,528 cars..."(Trend, "Korea’s Hyundai gains lion share of Iran’s car imports market," 11/16/14)

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"Last week, Qorbani announced that Benz, Volkswagen, Volvo, Fiat, Rover, Skoda, Renault, Peugeot, Kia and Toyota would take part in the Iranian auto expo, adding that the US car-manufacturers would also join the event. 'In case of desirable conditions, General Motors and Ford companies will also attend the event.' He continued that some leading car parts makers, including Siemens, FORD Mendo, Busch, FRW and ACI would attend the gathering. The event will start work on December 10." (Fars News, "55 Giant Int'l Carmakers, Part-Makers to Participate in Iranian Auto Expo," 11/2/14)

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"Indonesian ambassador to Tehran Dian Wirengjurit announced that his country plans to help Iran to set up assembly-line of Toyota cars in Aras Free Zone in the Northwestern parts of the country. 'Negotiations with the head of the Indonesian plant of Toyota Company have been held and he has agreed with launching assembly-line of Toyota cars in Aras Free Zone,' the Indonesian ambassador said in a meeting with Managing Director of Aras Free Zone Mohsen Khadem on Wednesday. The Indonesian ambassador pointed to the production of 1.5 million cars in Iran, and said, 'This is a valuable time to import raw materials and tires to Iran with no third party involved.'" (Fars News, "Envoy: Indonesia Agrees with Setting Up Assembly-Line of Toyota Cars in Iran," 8/20/2014)

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"According to the report, 17 car brands have been permitted to be imported in the current year. The cars include Hyundai (2 models), ABT, Alfa Romeo (2 models), MG, SsangYong, Toyota, Renault (6 models), and Kia (2 models)." (Azer News, "Iran bans imports of renowned car brands," 5/27/2013) 

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"Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) said on Wednesday it had suspended auto exports to Iran indefinitely since June, amid growing international scrutiny of companies dealing with the country." (Reuters, "Toyota says halted exports to Iran since June," 8/11/2010)

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"Sales of Toyota vehicles in Iran are handled by an independent Iranian company, and over the last five years, Toyota’s sales there represented less than a 1 percent share of the Iranian market, said a company spokesperson, Mira Sleilati." Toyota was the recipient of $154.4 million in US funds and revenues to conduct business in Iran.  Their business activities in Iran are active.  (The New York Times, "Profiting from Iran, and the U.S.", 3/6/2010)