NEWS AND EVENTS
December 11, 2013
Damas production to be launched in Khorezm region in 2014
GM Uzbekistan, an Uzbek-US joint venture, will start production of automobiles Damas in Khorezm region in 2014.
Pravda Vostoka newspaper reported that the assembly production of Damas will begin in early 2014 and the full circle production will be started in the fourth quarter of 2014.
Production of Damas automobiles will be based at Khorezm Automobile Production Union LLC.
The project will be implemented in two stages. Within the first stage, it is planned to create assembly lines of Damas production at Khorezm Automobile Production Union LLC. The first stage will be completed in the first quarter of 2014.
Within the second stage, it is planned to transfer enterprise to full circle of Damas car production. The second stage will be completed in the fourth quarter of 2014.
GM Uzbekistan is customer of the project “Organization of production of Damas automobiles at Khorezm Automobile Production Union LLC. Uzogirsanoatloyiha is a general contractor of the project, while O’ZAVTOSANOAT-INJINIRING will conduct technical supervision of construction works.
As earlier reported, the plant will produce 40,000 automobiles of Damas model and 40,000 spare parts to them.
Asaka-based GM Uzbekistan started to produce Damas microbuses in March 1996. In 2006, the plant launched production of modernized version of Damas.