President supports BYD’s plans to organize full-scale production of cars in Uzbekistan
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- On 26 September, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received a delegation from the leading Chinese company BYD, led by its President and Founder Wang Chuanfu.
It should be noted that BYD is a global leader in producing modern electric vehicles and a new generation of batteries. Producing up to 2 million cars a year, the Chinese concern sets the main trends in the development of the global automobile industry.
At the meeting, practical aspects of expanding the company’s activities in Uzbekistan were discussed, particularly the early launch of a production site for hybrid and electric cars in Jizzakh region with an increase in capacity in subsequent stages to 300 thousand vehicles.
The primary attention was paid to projects for localizing components and spare parts to reduce production costs and organizing the export of cars to third-country markets.
Plans for supplying BYD electric buses to Uzbekistan with the establishment of engineering and service centers were also supported.