Yet another car is going to be in the list of "built in Kazakhstan cars".
Toyota Fortuner, a.k.a Toyota SW4 is shorter version of Toyota Hilux, already assembled in countries like Argentina, Columbia, Equador, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Malaysia, Philippines, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, Venezuela.
Other markets, including Japanese car market offer a different variation for this medium pick-up based Sports Utility Vehicle segment.
It is Hilux Surf in Japan, while in North America it is 4Runner and Land Cruiser Prado in Europe, China and Australasia.
It is going to be built as of 2014 at Sary-Arka Avtoprom in Kostanay, Northern Kazkahstan and in accordance to the latest news 3000 vehicles will be in the local market yearly.
To be officially classed as a genuine product of Kazakhstan, the car has to contain at least 30% of local Kazakhstan content. Having passed this major criterion Nomad is going to be a genuinely made-in-Kazakhstan auto - from designing to production.
According to Agromash Holding, who is working closely with Ssang Yong of South Korea, the production of the first ever car manufactured in Kazakhstan will be launched the first half of year 2013.