In order to develop the production of environmentally friendly vehicles, Kazakhstani automakers already commenced the production of electric vehicles, including YUTONG and Golden Dragon buses in the cities of Saran and Almaty and an electric car in Kostanay, Uskenbayev revealed at the session of the Kazakh Government.
He added that Kazakhstan is on track to make Hyundai Ioniq and KIA EV6 electric cars in 2022 and 2023, respectively.
Uskenbayev also stressed that in order to support electric vehicle efforts and create necessary infrastructure 110 electric charging stations had been installed in the cities of Nur-Sultan, Almaty and Pavlodar.
Kazakhstan continues to improve infrastructure for electric vehicles, as well as introducing measures to make the use of green cars more appealing.
In 2021, Kazakhstan plans to produce 1200 units of electric vehicles of various models, including buses, in 2022 this figure will be brought to 2000 units.