The GAZ Group has scheduled the start of serial production of the Sobol NN car for the fourth quarter of 2022, the press service of the automaker reported.
“The release of the Sobol NN line will begin with cargo and passenger vans, and other modifications will appear in the future,” the press release says.
„The Sobol NN car will replace European analogues that have left the market in the delivery and online trading segment and will give consumers a similar level of functionality and comfort,” Vadim Sorokin, president of the GAZ group, is quoted in the message.
Investments of the GAZ group in the project will amount to 3.25 billion rubles, of which 828 million rubles is a soft loan from the Industrial Development Fund (IDF).
Earlier it was reported that GAZ began the modernization of production to organize the production of Sobol NN during a corporate holiday in January 2022.
The GAZ Group unites enterprises producing light and medium-duty commercial vehicles, buses, and auto components. The key asset of the group is the Gorky Automobile Plant.