The first Georgian electric vehicle to be released to the market in August

The first Georgian electric vehicle to be released to the market in August

access_time2020-01-27 08:25:08

The Kutaisi electric car factory will lunch the production of  cars in August 2020, the governor of the Imereti region Zviad Shalamberidze says.

According to Shalamberidze, in the future the factory  will start manufacturing automotive components.

“Electric cars manufactured in Kutaisi will be exported as well as will be sold on the local market, and I am sure that they will be very popular. This will be a production that Georgia has not had before. At the first stage, 5,000 electric vehicles per year will be produced, later this figure is planned to be increased to 40,000,” he notes.

According to Shalamberidze, initially  the cars will be assembled from imported spare parts.


“With  time component parts will be produced in Kutaisi. The company belongs to the Chinese brand, and will produce cars of the relevant standards. We have high expectations, at the first stage the plant will employ 300 people but over time the number of the staff  is planned to increase to 3,000. The whole region is waiting for the construction completion and many hope to find work there, ”the governor says.

Shalamberidze  adds that battery and electronics production line will be also launched  the plant which will  allow to start  full-fledged automobile production.

“Not only Kutaisi, but the whole Georgia will benefit it,” the governor stresses.

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