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		15 February 2017

Isuzu will launch production of heavy trucks in Ulyanovsk in February

Isuzu в феврале запустит производство тяжелых грузовиков в Ульяновске

The Japanese automaker Isuzu plans to run a production of heavy trucks C- and E-series Ulyanovsk in the end of February 2017. According to the top manager Mr. Gorlye, the company expects to release 400 heavy trucks by SKD and about 700 medium-duty trucks this year. "Almost all that we produce, we sell, so the final figure could be a little more," - said Mr. Gorlye.

Last year Ulyanovsk plant has issued about 2.7 thousand cars, the plan for 2017 is 3.5 thousand, Mr..Gorlye said. Total production capacity is 5 thousand cars per year.

"We work in two shifts now, we has accumulated a lot of orders since the beginning of the year and we can move to three-shift work schedule", - said Mr. Gorlye.

Currently, the "Isuzu Rus" releases in Ulyanovsk 2.5 thousand trucks per year. Over the next year or two the investor plans to double production. Ulyanovsk region Development Corporation and "Isuzu Rus" previously signed an agreement according which a subsidiary of Isuzu Motors becomes the anchor resident of the industrial park "UAZ" in Ulyanovsk.

A sourse: AUTOSTAT

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