By Kamila Aliyeva
Uzavtosanoat intends to implement a project to build a plant specializing in assembling motorcycles, Podrobno.uz reported.
This initiative was included in the government's decree of September 10, 2018 on additional measures to provide employment for the population of the Naryn district of the Namangan region.
The company plans to organize the production of motorcycles with an annual capacity of 10,000 units. The production should be launched before November 1, 2019.
Previously, the company's leadership said that the partner in the establishment of the plant will be the Chinese Lifan. Scooters, motorcycles and three-wheeled cargo scooters will be produced at the facility. The enterprise will appear on the basis of the Naryn Mechanical Plant.
Lifan is one of the largest enterprises in China. It specializes in the technological development and production, sales and export of automobiles, motorcycles and engines. To date, the company operates through its own network of dealer centers, which exceeds 10,000 salons worldwide. Today, they are open in 42 countries.
In addition, Uzavtosanoat planned to launch another similar project with the Indian Bajaj in Navoi. Bajaj, the largest Indian manufacturer of motorcycles and commercial vehicles, ranks third in the world for the production of two- and three-wheeled vehicles. The brand is widely known in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, South and South-East Asia, Europe.
At the end of last year, Uzavtosanoat and South Korean DK Group company also signed an agreement on the organization of production of motorcycles and tricycles freight scooters on the territory of the republic.
The agreement will provide an opportunity for the Uzbek side to develop the production of various types of motorcycles and three-wheeled cargo scooters using Korean technologies. The equipment will be presented in an affordable price segment and will meet the needs of the population living in remote and inaccessible regions in the movement and transportation of goods.
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