Iran Gets China’s Aid in Making Electric Vehicles, Press TV Says

Iran is to get help from China in making electric vehicles that will cut air pollution, Press TV reported, citing Ali Mohammad Shaeri, the deputy head of Iran’s organization for environmental protection.

During a May 5 visit to Shanghai, an Iranian delegation reached agreement with Chinese company officials to cooperate in building electric buses and minibuses, according to a report on the state-run news channel’s website.

In Tehran, cars produce at least 4,400 tons of air pollutants a day, according to a study by Iran’s Air Quality Control Co., Press TV said.

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