Chinese Foton will start car production in Russia

Chinese Foton will start car production in Russia

RBK – Chinese passenger car and commercial transport manufacturer Foton Motors plans to start making assembly in Russia. According to the director of Foton cars in Russia: Leo Liu, the production of Tunland pick-ups and Sauvana SUV will start at the factory in September this year.

Foton Motors plans to assemble 70% of vehicles sold in the Russian market domestically. Mr. Liu has not revealed the localisation rate and the 2016 production plan, on the other hand.

Foton has sold 18 vehicles in Russia since the turn of the year, according to Association of European Businesses data. The Chinese company plans to increase the Russian sales to 1000 automobiles a year, following the start of production in the country.

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