The Chinese state automaker BAIC (Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co.) and Avtotor are negotiating the assembly of cars in Kaliningrad. On Friday, November 18, Vedomosti writes about this, citing sources at enterprises.
One of the interlocutors of the publication said that the parties reached the signing of the agreement. Another notes that BAIC is not the only concern from China with which Avtotor negotiates the assembly. Negotiations are also underway with divisions of Chery.
The most likely option for localization in the Russian Federation is the mid-size sedan BAIC D50/U5. In China, it is offered with a 1.5-liter turbocharged petrol engine with 150 hp. With. or with an electric motor.
BAIC is one of the oldest automakers in China, founded in 1958. It is one of the top ten automakers in China.