Sazehaye Khodro Diar Manufacturing Co. was established in
2000 for the production of vehicle body pressed parts
through investment made by private sector. By installation
and setting up 6 units of 500 to 2000 tons hydraulic and
Heavy Stroke Presses in January 2003, the Company managed to
obtain the Exploitation License for body pressed parts.
In line with its developmental plans and recognizing vacant
market capacity for pick-up and SUV in the country and in
the region, this Company studied the feasibility to
co-operate with a few world large vehicle manufacturing
Companies to produce these products in Iran. The result of
study and negociations with the candidate Companies, led to
the selection and conclusion of an agreement with Great Wall
Motor of China. GWM Co. is the largest pick-up manufacturing
Co. in China.
Following the agreement made with GWM Co. and having
obtained the Establishment License for the production of
50,000 units of single and double cabin pick-ups as well as
SUVs in 2004, the construction of a 50,000m2 plant in an
area of 140,000m2 in Golpaigan township of Esfahan Province
has been started. Obtaining the Exploitation License and
necessary permits from the Ministry of Industry and Mines,
the Standard Bureau, the Environment Protection Organisation
and other related organizations, Setad-e-Tabsareh 13 (13th.
Note Headquarter) for instance, presently, as the first
phase, through setting up of Final Painting Lines,
assembling and testing of vehicle and by making use of CKD
parts and partly procurement from local sources, has started
the production and delivery of Deer single cabin pick-ups.