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Ural truck producing enterprise opens in India

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Moscow, Feb 22 (UNI) Ural India Ltd, the assembly enterprise which produces Ural trucks, has officially opened its operations in India.

A press release issued by the GAZ Group said the enterprise is being set up jointly by the Ural Automobile Plant, which is under the management of the GAZ Group, and two Indian partners, West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation (WBIDC) and Motijug Group.

The enterprise will begin its operations soon with its first plant near Kolkata the release added.

In its initial stages, the Russian-Indian plant will produce about 7,000 vehicles per year with parts delivered by Ural. The output is expected to grow to 10,000 automobiles within four years, it said.

The Indian Defence Ministry was planning to buy up to 1,500 vehicles per year, while other automobiles will be exported.

The Ural-555717-40 dump truck will be the first vehicle produced by the plant. A test group of Ural vehicles was sent to India in 2004.

UNI XC MD RN2057

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