Avia will produce about 70 vehicles this year. The Hospodarske noviny (HN) drew attention to the end of the production of these trucks.
"Due to the evolution of the market situation, the next new emissions and other requirements increase the cost of the production of commercial vehicles in the category in which Avia produces, the Company's strategy has been revalued. It has decided to end the production of series of Avia with diesel engine, "said the spokesman.
The company will continue to provide relief to Avia users and also focus on electric cars.
Only service is in Přelouč
Avia began production of last autumn in Přelouč, where production slowly moved from the locks in Prague Letnany. This year, the production of a series of the Avia D 120 4×2 Euro 6 Initia series began. Even in May, the company planned to produce 150 cars. It also prepared a 4×4 vehicle and at the end of the year a serious production of fire trucks had to be launched.
Due to the end of production, the number of jobs in Přelouč will be reduced by approximately 70 to about 20 years. The company wants to maintain a long-term after-sale service for thousands of vehicles under its name, especially in Czech and Slovak routes.
Avia Motors was awarded the CSG support in 2016 by the Indian group Ashok Leyland Motors, who finished the production in 2013 in the Czech Republic.