Tue 05 2016 10:28:11
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- GM Uzbekistan, an Uzbek-US joint venture, held a presentation of new B-class sedan in Tashkent. New model of automobile is based on T250 (Chevrolet Aveo) platform. The car will be realized under Chevrolet Nexia brand in Uzbekistan and Ravon Nexia R3 in foreign countries. Third generation Nexia is equipped with 1.5 liter engine of GM Powertrain-Uzbekistan. It will have either five-step mechanic or six-step automatic transmission. The automobile will also have ABS, driver safety airbag, immobilizer, daytime running lights (DRL) and Isofix attachments for child seats. The export-oriented model of the automobile will be equipped with ERA-GLONASS navigation system, electronic stability control (ESC), as well as system for control of tires pressure. GM Uzbekistan will invest US$104.2 million into project on organization of serial production of automobile based on T250 platform. The capacity of new line will be 73,600 automobiles a tear. The Aveo will replace similar models, produced at GM Uzbekistan within two years and help to diversify exports.