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Fesco will supply them: a corresponding agreement has already been signed with Kama JSC, which is developing a domestic electric car. Components and spare parts will be transported by sea through the ports of Vladivostok, St. Petersburg and Novorossiysk, as well as by rail from China. The final destination will be the Moskvich plant, where the Atom should enter the assembly line in 2025.

Atom developers have stated that high localization is one of their priorities. At first, however, a number of components will be supplied from abroad, but the share of imports should be no more than 40 percent.

A scalable platform for an electric car with a high-voltage system and control electronics was created from scratch. Its power plant will be Russian, as will its battery, which was promised to be provided by Renera, a subsidiary of Rosatom. The Atom will have rear-wheel drive, a 204-horsepower electric motor, and a 77-kilowatt-hour battery.

In February, the Atom was taken out for testing in the back of a Geely Geometry E. Technically, there is nothing in common between the electric cars, KamAZ clarified. Externally, the “commodity” hatchback will also not look like Geely: a new design option with improved aerodynamics was shown in early February.

Assembly is planned to begin in mid-2025 at Moskvich, and an additional site will be an enterprise in the homeland of KamAZ – in Naberezhnye Chelny.

The same company Fesco will help establish Russian production of Chinese Haima cars. It will transport kits for “screwdriver” assembly through Vladivostok and land border crossings.

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