The Vina-Mazda company has officially opened its factory at the Chu Lai Economic Zone in Quang Nam p rovince.

With an investment of more than 20 million USD, the factory is capable of turning out 10,000 units with CKD (Complete-Knock-Down) components.

This year it is expected to assemble 500 environmentally friendly Mazda 2 sedans, a vehicle that has won 50 international prizes. At least 2,000 sedans would be assembled in 2012. After that, it plans to assemble other Mazda models.

Last year, Vina-Mazda was selected as the single assembler and distributor of Japanese Mazda Motor in Vietnam . Prior to the operation of the new factory, Vina-Mazda imported CBU (Completely-Built-Units) Mazda sedans in an aim to explore the market, running four showrooms in Hanoi, Da Nang, Dong Nai and HCM City./.