09/02/13 - 4-traders.com (France) - GAZ Group to deliver PAZ chassis to Cuba
GAZ Group will deliver 330 PAZ-32053 chassis to Cuba by the end of 2013.
The Cuban Government plan to start their own production of buses on this
GAZ Group has already delivered 210 PAZ-32053 chassis to Cuba and plans to
deliver 120 PAZ chassis more by the end of the year. The Cuban bus based on
the 2013 PAZ chassis will be called the Diana. The Cuban partner will
ensure the warranty and maintenance of the buses. PAZ will supply spare
parts to Cuba.
The component base of PAZ-32053 is reliable on any roads, easy to operate
and maintain and well known to Cuban customers. PAZ actively cooperated
with Cuban partners in the development and organization of the Giron bus
based on PAZ component case: approximately 15,000 buses based on the
PAZ-672 chassis were produced in Cuba between 1970 and1980.
GAZ Group President and CEO Bo Andersson said "The cooperation with the
Cuban side is one of the development stages in GAZ Group's export strategy.
We have launched GAZelle production in Turkey and Ural production in
Kazakhstan, and we are determined to strengthen our export business. Our
products meet the newest market demands and the requirements of the leading
ecological classes which prove its competitiveness among international
customers. We expect our export bus sales to increase by 20% by the end of
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