On Gaza start to let out diesel enginesOpen Company Joint venture “ RusPromAvto “ and the Italian company IVECO plans to begin assemblage of diesel engines on capacities of Open Society “ GAS “ in the beginning 2003ã. The chief executive of Open Company today has informed On it " to journalists; RusPromAvto “ Igor Kaluzhsky.
we will remind that on October, 25th the general director “ Ruspromavto “ Dmitry Strezhnev and head IVECO de Lamber have signed the memorandum of mutual understanding in which the basic directions of cooperation of the company have been registered. In particular, Iveco and “ RusPromAvto “ have confirmed mutual interest to carry out cooperation in four directions of motor industry: to manufactures of diesel engines, easy commercial cars, buses and supersize cars.
now intentions of partners start to be realised. According to Igor Kaluzhsky, it is the first step within the limits of recently created joint venture, the organisation of assemblage of engines on technology IVECO and at the Yaroslavl motor factory further is planned. On capacities of Open Society “ GAS “ in 2003ã. Is planned to collect to 3 thousand engines. Cooperation with IVECO in areas dizelestroenija will develop in three stages. On the first engines IVECO will be put in manufacture, on the second the organisation of assembly manufacture is planned, within the limits of the third stage it is supposed to increase a share of the Russian accessories for assemblage of engines.
joint venture production will be delivered not only on factories “ RusPromAvto “ but also on other Russian automobile enterprises. The modernised variant of minibuses " will be the first car on which it is planned to establish joint venture engines, most likely; the GAZELLE “ which assemblage also will begin the next year. In the long term “ RusPromAvto “ And Iveco plan to develop manufacture and buses, and easy commercial cars, and heavy trucks.