MINSK, 14 April (BelTA) – OOO MAZ Tashkent, an official distributor of the Belarusian automobile engineering company MAZ, has started commercial assembly of MAZ vehicles using complete knock-down (CKD) kits in Uzbekistan, the company's press service told BelTA.
The MAZ-5337 chassis has become the first model to roll off the assembly line.
By assembling vehicles in Uzbekistan, MAZ will be able to expand presence in Central Asia and later on in Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.
Minsk Automobile Plant (MAZ) is one of Belarus' largest mechanical engineering companies. It specializes in making heavy-duty trucks, special-purpose vehicles, buses, trolleybuses, and trailing units. MAZ vehicles are compliant with the environmental standards Euro-3, 4, 5, and 6. The company makes a total of over 500 models and 3,000 modifications of tractor units, dropside trucks, and chassis for mounting various kinds of equipment.