Russian auto producer GAZ to start car assembly in Vietnam hinh anh 1GAZ automobile models introduced at Vietnam AutoExpo 2018 (Photo: VNA)

Moscow (VNA) – Russian auto manufacturer GAZ Group will start car assembly in Vietnam, said Deputy Prime Minister Maxin Akimov, who is also chairman of the Russian subcommittee of the Russia-Vietnam intergovernmental commission for trade, economic and scientific and technical cooperation.

According to Akimov, the first automobile kits for assembly have already been shipped to Vietnam.

“380 kits are scheduled for delivery to Vietnam this year, and 170 are currently on their way: Cityline minibuses on the base of Gazel,” he said.

As written in Izvestia newspaper previously, GAZ has plans to create a joint venture with Vietnam’s Thanh Dat Group for automobile assembly in Lien Chieu industrial park in the central city of Da Nang.

GAZ is a leading automobile manufacturer in Russia. The company’s product portfolio includes light and medium-duty commercial vehicles, heavy-duty trucks, buses, engines, and over 500 types of specialised vehicles./.