UAZ will launch automobile production in Ethiopia

UAZ will launch automobile production in Ethiopia


 

RusAutoNewsCom.- As announced by the comany press office, UAZ and Bazra Motors companies have signed an agreement on the assembly production in Ethiopia.

The companies have signed an agreement on the launch of production, development of sales and the organisation of after-sales technical services for the products of Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant in the Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, following the negotiations carried out during the official visit of the Russian delegation to the East African country.

The signed agreement proposes the organisation of assembly with the SKD method at the production facilities of Bazra Motors in the city of Kombolcha (Amhara State). Hunter SUVs and models from the classical SGR line will roll off the conveyor of the enterprise, alongside the entire range of UAZ Patriot, Pickup and Profi vehicles. The model range will be completed with the addition of unique versions in the future, specifically designed for the Ethiopian market.

The enterprise is expected to reach the project capacity of 3000 units per year by the end of 2023. The delivery of the first batch of 64 vehicle kits is scheduled for August this year.