Iran Khodro (IKCO) is a car maker that was founded in 1962 in Iran. Name of the company comes from Persian word khodro, which means “automobile”. Company produces Samand, Peugeot and Renault vehicles in addition to models that are created by local brands. IKCO also exports its production to other countries such as Russia, Syria, Turkey, Iraq, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Egypt, Algeria, Bulgaria. Even though company sells models that are created by other companies, Iran Khodro is known because of the engines that company makes.