(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 23 . Uzbekistan's UzAuto
Motors will launch production of new Chevrolet Onix cars in
Kazakhstan, press secretary of Uzavtosanoat JSC Zumrad Shadjalilova
told trend .
"Uzavtosanoat JSC, the controller of automobile manufacturing
enterprises and automobile localization in Uzbekistan, has signed
an agreement with the major car manufacturer of Kazakhstan Allure.
Following the agreement, car manufacturers of both countries will
produce Chevrolet Onix cars by SKD (semi-knocked-down) - 30,000
cars per year," she said.
According to the source, UzAuto Motors, after launching
Chevrolet Onix cars production in January 2023, plans to produce
more than 50,000 car in the current year.
"Currently, UzAuto Motors exports cars to countries such as
Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan, Lebanon, etc. We
export all models of Chevrolet cars, and the new Chevrolet Onix is
no exception. In this regard, we will gradually increase the volume
of production, by reaching agreements with our car manufacturing
partners," Shadjalilova noted.
According to Shadjalilova, last year the Uzbek manufacturer
agreed with Kazakhstan to jointly produce Chevrolet Onix.
Furthermore, she added that, in the nearest future, the Uzbek
car manufacturer plans to launch the production of the new model of
Chevrolet cars in Azerbaijan.
"By the end of March, Uzbekistan plans to launch production of
Chevrolet Onix cars at the Azermash plant by semi-knocked-down
production method," Shahdjalilova noted.
Uzbekistan in 2022 produced 327,639 Chevrolet Cars, in
particular, Chevrolet Cobalt –101,617 cars, Chevrolet Damas –
93,120, Chevrolet Lacetti – 87,105, Chevrolet Nexia – 22,245,
Chevrolet Spark – 14,464, as well as Chevrolet Tracker – 9,088.