KAMAZ launched the production of vehicles at UzAutoTrailer facilities located in the Samarkand region, in the city of Jomboy, Uzbekistan. The start of a new production of trucks in the Republic of Uzbekistan was the result of a cooperation agreement signed by the parties in November 2017.
Iran Khodro (IKCO) signed a contract with the Belarusian «Unison» plant on the car production. The agreement provides for the production of 1 thousand Iran Khodro Dena and Dena+ cars. Production is expected to start before the end of this year.
Geely NL-4 crossover (sold under the name Vision X6) will become the second model, which will be mass-produced at the Belarusian «Belgee» plant. Geely NL-4 is a simplified version of NL-3 model (Geely Atlas). Internal tests of the novelty will be completed in March 2018 and the production of the first batch is scheduled for June.
According to the Union of Enterprises of Automobile Industry of Kazakhstan KazAvtoProm, in February 2018 sales of new cars in Kazakhstan grew by 58.4% and made 4 066 units. Over the first two months of 2018 residents of the Republic purchased 7 195 cars and light commercial vehicles, which is a 48.2% increase on the similar period of the last year.