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UAZ has begun a batch production of new off-road cars Patriot

" the Ulyanovsk automobile factory " (UAZ) has started serial release of new off-road cars UAZ Patriot and in 2005 plans to let out 5 thousand these cars, the correspondent " passes from ceremony of the beginning of manufacture of these cars; News ".

Cars are equipped by petrol engines in volume of 2,7 litres, the German coupling and a South Korean transmission, and the total of import components in this car in cost price structure at the initial stage makes an order of 20 %.

As the general director " has declared at ceremony of start of the car; Severstal - the Car " Vadim Shvetsov, this car - " an embodiment of our dream of a modern Russian off-road car ".

He has noticed that the guarantee on cars will make 2 years and they can be got by means of credits of the Russian banks. However Shchvetsov has not specified, which banks it will be.

In turn the deputy minister of the industry and power of the Russian Federation Andrey Reus has declared that the Russian government will be and to support the Russian auto makers further. He has noticed that growth of investments, in particular foreign, in the Russian car industry recently is observed.

As he said, the turn of the automobile market of Russia following the results of 2004 has made $18 billion, and by 2010 it will reach $30 billion.

the Governor of the Ulyanovsk region Sergey Morozov named a new off-road car " the Ulyanovsk miracle ".

As has declared " News " the director for quality of Ulnovsky car factory Michael Gajvoronsky, in 2006 factory plans to increase manufacture of off-road cars in 3 times - B4 15 thousand pieces, and by 2007 to make already 45 thousand given off-road cars.

Gajvoronsky has expressed hope that all cars of the given model will be claimed.

In sale the car will enter the end of August in three complete sets: ˝lassi˝, ˝omfort, Limited. UAZ Patriot in a complete set ˝lassi˝ the version ˝omfort - 435 thousand roubles, and updating Limited - 455 thousand roubles will cost 399,9 thousand rubles.