Mindful of its fragile image in the United States, Toyota has canned car exports to Iran.

The automaker, which halted shipments in June, especially feared that the continuation of car sales to Iran could hurt its business in the U.S. market, given that the United States is spearheading international efforts to slap the Islamic republic with further sanctions, they said. (Link)

This may or may not be related, but Iran has a history of buying Toyota trucks and outfitting them as mobile weapons platforms. Planeman at militaryphotos.net has depictions of such vehicles. A quick Google search also turns up the fact that Toyota cars are apparently often used by Iranian police agencies.

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