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Chinese carmaker Haval expands to CIS countries, to export SUVs made in Russia

Chinese automotive producer Haval has determined to increase its gross sales territory of Russian-manufactured vehicles and can now export its vehicles to CIS nations like Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan. The carmaker will initially begin exporting its SUVs like Haval F7, Haval F7x and Haval H9 body SUVs.

Haval manufactures these vehicles at its plant in Tula area in Russia. Haval has been exporting its vehicles in nations like Belarus since 2020. The enlargement of the exports to Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan will realise the carmaker’s intention to globalise.

According to the carmaker, it can have a vendor community that can cover 15 cities in in Kazakhstan and its enlargement will happen in two levels in 2021. Azerbaijan’s first imported mannequin is the Haval F7x, which can significantly enrich the carmaker’s native product lineup and permit native shoppers to have extra decisions. Haval can also be planning to open extra dealerships in Belarus this year.

Jerome Saigot, CEO of Haval Motor Russia, stated, “The active development of Haval and its introduction in the new markets is our strategic goal. Our full-cycle technological plant on the territory of Uzlovaya Industrial Park in the Tula region plays a significant role in this process. Our mission is to offer modern, reliable and affordable automobiles to an increasing number of customers”.

The Haval plant in Russia’s Tula area had begun its operations since June, 2019. It is situated in the territory of Uzlovaya Industrial Park in the Tula area. The manufacturing capability of the plant on the first stage is 80,000 items per year, and plans to enhance to 150,000 items per year in the long run.

This Haval plant in Russia presently produces 4 fashions which embody the F7 and F7x SUVs, H5 and H9 SUVs. The carmaker can also be doubtless to launch a brand new small SUV mannequin primarily based on its new platform later this year.

Haval additionally plans to embody an engine plant at this manufacturing unit which is anticipated to be accomplished by the tip of subsequent year. The new plant will present engine manufacturing and meeting for greater than 90% of Haval automobiles produced in Russia.

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