Silkway Auto Kazakhstan has become the official distributor of China’s largest automobile manufacturer, Changan International Corporation, Qazmonitor reports citing Informburo.
Vehicles for the Changan dealer network will start arriving in September of this year directly from the factories in China. The lineup will be represented by CS35Plus and CS55 compact crossovers, CS75FL medium-sized crossover, as well as the new technological flagship of Changan brand - UNI-K crossover.
At the signing ceremony, General Director of "Astana Motors" Beknur Nesipbaev expressed that the dealership strives to supply the market of Kazakhstan with more cars of high quality.
"Changan International Corporation is a manufacturer with a century-long history and impressive scale of sales. This is the first Chinese company to sell 20 million cars worldwide. Changan's international reputation gives us confidence that by working together the Kazakh market can also find its place in the brand's history of success," Nesipbayev said.
According to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM), Changan International Corporation's group sales rank first in the world among Chinese car brands; it is one of the technological leaders in the global automotive industry.
Changan's cars will be sold in the new Mycar Kuldzhinka automobile center in Almaty next month. Auto centers will start working in Nur-Sultan, Atyrau, Karagandy, Kostanay, Pavlodar, Oral, Oskemen and Shymkent by the end of the year. By the end of 2023, eight more dealerships will open in Aktobe, Aktau, Taraz, Kyzylorda, Petropavl, Kokshetau, Semey, and Taldykorgan.