Isuzu Rus has launched the production of heavy trucks

Isuzu Rus has launched the production of heavy trucks

Autostat – Isuzu Rus Ulyanovsk plant has launched a line for the assembly of C and E truck series. The annual planned production figure is around 400 units. The volume will go up to 2000 vehicles in the forthcoming years. The trucks will be equipped with Euro-5 standard engines, as stated by the press office of Ulyanovsk regional government.

A total amount of 200 million rubles has been invested by Isuzu Rus in the production site. The current number of employees is 263, to be increased to 300 within the year, according to company data.

As one may remember, the first truck assembly line was opened at Ulyanovsk car plant (UAZ) in May 2012. Today, the company in Ulyanovsk manufactures a full range of trucks, from 3-tonnes upwards. Due to the launch of production of heavy series, the total capacity of the factory has reached 100% and the planned production for 2017 is 4300 units. Trucks are assembled in Ulyanovsk using both imported and localised units and components. Further localisation of production within the territory of Ulyanovsk region is within the plans of the company.