Chevrolet Aveo first off the line automobile GAZ

General Motors Company and the CIS "GAZ Group", part of "Basic Element", announced the launch of the Chevrolet Aveo at the facilities of the Gorky Automobile Plant.

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First on the conveyor GAZ got sedan Chevrolet Aveo; at the end of March 2013 to join him hatchback. The planned annual output of 30,000 cars. Produced vehicles will be sold on the Russian market.

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Aveo Production in Nizhny Novgorod organized on a full cycle, ie includes all major manufacturing operations: welding, painting, assembly. On the line created 348 jobs.

Agreement on the production Chevrolet Aveo at the Gorky Automobile concern General Motors and "GAZ Group" signed in February 2011. Investing parties in the development of the automobile gas production under the project of production Chevrolet Aveo were $ 29 million

Chevrolet Aveo will be assembled in the shop a total area of 23.5 thousand square meters. m Rated power output — 8 cars per hour at two-shift operation. In the framework of cooperation with General Motors workers and specialists GAZ were trained at GM plants in Korea and St. Petersburg.

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In the process involves welding robot 43 and 33 conductor developed in GM-Korea Aveo specifically for the project in Nizhny Novgorod. Especially for the project Aveo modernized paint shop, assembly shop in developed and installed an assembly line, which includes a main conveyor line podsbora engine, doors, dash, suspension components, as well as quality control station. Applied technology and quality control in the production Aveo opened up to world standards produced by General Motors.

"The launch of the Aveo at GAZ will allow us to meet the growing demand active Russian motorists on the compact city car brand Chevrolet, — says Jim Bovenzi, president and managing director of GM Russia and CIS. — At the end of 2012 Chevrolet for the sixth time in a row was the most popular foreign car brand among the Russians, and strategically important task for us is to further strengthen Chevrolet's position in this market. "

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Bo Andersson, President of "GAZ Group": "The industrial partnership with General Motors allows the gas to make good use of their investments in the production of passenger cars, to improve the technology of the production site GAZ and provide additional training for the workers of the enterprise. In a joint project GAS became the first Russian production site full-cycle production of cars Chevrolet Aveo. I would like to thank our partners for their confidence and assure that the gas will produce Chevrolet Aveo in full compliance with the standards of General Motors ».

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The world premiere of a hatchback Chevrolet Aveo took place at the Paris Motor Show in autumn 2010. Following this, in January 2011 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the premiere of a sedan. Aveo — it is important for Chevrolet's global product segment leader in design, management, quality and spaciousness.

In Russia, the Chevrolet Aveo is also available in two body types: 4-door sedan (price from 454 000 rub.) And 5-door hatchback (from 537 000 rub.). The car is available with a gasoline 1.6-liter engine (115 hp.)., The main criteria for the creation of which are economy, efficiency and lowest impact on the environment. Fuel consumption, combined cycle is 6.6 l/100 km for the 1.6? Liter engine combined with a manual gearbox.

Compact, convenient and inexpensive, Aveo is one of the undisputed leader of Russian sales of Chevrolet. In 2012, Russian motorists bought 24,513 cars Aveo, 20,869 of them — in the sedan.

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