Kaliningrad plant Avtotor plans to increase the production by 10-15%
OREANDA-NEWS. January 18, 2018. Kaliningrad plant Avtotor plans to increase the production by 10-15% compared to the last year in 2018. It was reported to the agency "AUTOSTAT" by the press service of the enterprise, by noting that the production plans are built in conjunction with the main partners of Avtotor (BMW, Hyundai, KIA).
According to preliminary data, in 2017 more than 140 thousand cars left the conveyor of Avtotor, which is more by 40% than a year ago. During 2018, it is planned to update the model range for all brands produced by the company, as well as the start of production of new models. Recall among the innovations that appeared on the "Autotor" in 2017 – there is a new crossover FAW Besturn X80, an updated SUV KIA Mohave, premium sedan Genesis G80.
In November, Avtotor launched the production of Hyundai HD78 trucks in full cycle mode. To implement the project, a new welding workshop has been prepared at the plant, the painting line and the assembly shop have been modernized. Additionally, the capacities created at Avtotor will allow the production of up to 6,000 cars per year in the full cycle mode with the subsequent increase in production volumes at the first stage of the project implementation.