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Chery's first Venezuela factory starts operation

Updated: 2011-09-01 18:24

By Wang Chao (chinadaily.com.cn)

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The first Chinese cars to be manufactured in Venezuela rolled off the factory line on Wednesday.

Chery Automobile Co Ltd, the makers of the A1 and A3, is the first Chinese automaker to receive approval to assemble cars in Venezuela.

Chery's first Venezuela factory starts operation
Zhou Biren, vice-president of Chery speaks at the ceremony. [Provided to China Daily] 

Chery entered the South American country in May 2006 and soon gained popularity from consumers for its design and prices.

In one year, the company so