Euronews: “Georgia goes green”
05 July, 2019
Euronews: “Georgia goes green”
Euronews has recently published an episode of Focus about Kutaisi, second largest city in Georgia. The episode “Georgia goes green: Kutaisi city launches factory for electric cars” tells that Kutaisi, an industrial and educational center, will house the first factory plant for electric cars in the country and in the South Caucasus region.

“A Georgian private company and a Chinese group (the largest electric car manufacturer in the world) will join forces to construct a production factory outside the city. The
project (which is supported by the Georgian government) will include a manufacturing plant. It will be followed by the construction of painting and welding facilities, as well as a factory for solar panels. The first electric cars will be manufactured in Georgia by 2020.”

According to the head of boards of directors at the Georgian industrial holding Aigroup Kakha Guledani, the project aims at protecting the environment. Recruiting 300 people at the starting point which will increase at the operational level will be extremely important for the city and the region in general.

This factory will open a new chapter in our economic history. It will help us reform our economy by creating more than 2,000 jobs and - at the same time - will help us to increase our export potential,” says PM Mamuka Bakhtadze.

Kutaisi, a city in western Georgia, is one of the most interesting and beautiful cities in Georgia. It was the capital of Georgia in the middle ages. Kutaisi used to serve as the legislative capital of the country in 2012-2018.

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