“Our goal in the nearest 10 years is to alter the existing ecologically unsafe car park with the new electric cars, including electric cars manufactured in Georgia,” – Natia Turnava, the Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development stated at the official presentation of the draft project of the first Electric Cars Factory in Georgia by the I-Group in Kutaisi.According to the minister, electric cars produced in Kutaisi will be designed not only for the Georgian market. “We are building a green economy. Green economy means developing new, ecologically clean technologies. Kutaisi electric motors factory is such a project. It is important that the factory will be established in Kutaisi, which is known for its industrial traditions. By implementing this project, Kutaisi regains the status of the capital of the car production,” – the Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development notedAccording to the project, the company I-Group will construct an electric car factory on the 100 ha plot of land in Kutaisi. The first project is the electric car manufacturing factory, where at least 300 local residents will be employed and it will produce at least 5000 units of electric cars. The project is being implemented with the partnership of the Changan – a large Chinese corporation.

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