Tatarstan is exploring the possibility of cooperation with manufacturers from China

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva in Photobacterium of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov. Archival photoTatarstan is exploring the possibility of cooperation with manufacturers from China© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva the image Bank

Tatarstan is exploring options for the development of cooperation with Chinese car companies, in particular, Beiqi Foton Motor is the interaction in the development of the NGV market, the press service of the head of the Russian region.

President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov on Thursday is on working trip in Guangdong province (PRC), during which discussed issues of interregional cooperation. In particular, Minnikhanov met with the leadership of the province, took part in a business forum with the business community of Tatarstan and Guangdong, have visited a number of enterprises of the province.

«The parties considered various options for the development of cooperation, in particular, in the development of motor fuel market», — stated in the message following the meeting with the leadership of one of the largest manufacturers in the country — the state company Beiqi Foton Motor.

Minnikhanov got acquainted with samples of equipment produced by the company – trucks, long-distance, public and school buses in various configurations, toured the production lines of the enterprise. He said that Beiqi Foton Motor is one of the leaders of the Chinese automobile industry, the company is also positively established itself on the international market.

Prospects of cooperation in various directions, according to the press service, Tatarstan President also discussed with the management companies of the GAC. Minnikhanov got acquainted with technological process of production of cars, and inspected the automated welding of structures, installation of automotive glass and other accessories, got acquainted with the samples produced cars and cars of the raised passableness, noting the high level of organization of production and a wide range.

Beiqi Foton Motor is engaged in designing and manufacturing trucks, buses, sports cars and agricultural machinery. Was founded in 1996. Beiqi Foton Motor has ten factories in China with a capacity of 1.5 million vehicles per year, as well as five factories outside of China, producing up to 200 thousand cars. In Russia Chinese automaker is the company «Foton Motor», working since 2009. Dealer and service network in Central, southern, North-Western, Volga, Urals and Siberian Federal districts.

GAC is a Chinese automobile company, located in Guangzhou. Founded in 1997. One of the ten largest automobile manufacturers of the PRC. The company sells passenger cars under the brand Trumpchi, cars and trucks under the brand name Gonow, SUVs Changfeng Auto, bus GAC Bus. In addition to the domestic market, the cars represented GAC in the middle East, Africa and South America.

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