New Cars in the Making

Khorezm branch of GM Uzbekistan has stopped assembling Chevrolet Orlando minivans.

This was done within the framework of the global strategy of General Motors to update the model range. In this regard, the company stopped registration last November of applications for contracts for the supply of vehicles of this model.

“Delivery of Chevrolet Orlando cars to end customers who have concluded the relevant contracts will be carried out in full and within the terms specified in the contracts,” the company noted.

Orlando is a five-door seven-seater family car on the Chevrolet Cruze platform. It was first presented in October 2008 at the Paris Motor Show in the form of a concept car. Serial production began in 2010.

Production of the Orlando minivan was carried out at facilities in Khorezm region using the technology of large-head assembly. The car is equipped with an economical 1.8-liter engine with a capacity of 141 horsepower with an average fuel consumption of 7.9 liters per 100 kilometers and a 6-speed automatic transmission.

The car is also equipped with front and side airbags, an anti-lock system, a height-adjustable steering column, electric heated rear-view mirrors and a front-seat adjustment feature in four directions. Additional options include a rain sensor, climate control, cruise control and a parking sensor.

Earlier, the company reported that it intends to launch in Uzbekistan a batch production of two new models – the off-roader Tracker and the modernized model of Cobalt.

(Source: «Uzbekistan Today» newspaper)