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Zein Motors to Make Prototype Electric Truck in Daegu Next Month
Date
2017.10.17
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According to Yonhap News, 


(DAEGU=Yonhap news) Zein Motors, based in Daegu's National Industrial Complex, is set to complete costruction of an electric truck manufacturing facility later this month.

A subsidiary company of Ulsan-based auto parts maker DIC, Zein Motors started building the electric truck factory covering some 40,000 square meters inside the industrial complex in April.

Next month, the company plans on building a prototype at the new factory, test drive the vehicle in cooperation with a parcel delivery enterprise until next March to secure the product's safety and affordability, and later produce 3,000 vehicles per year.

By replacing the gasoline engines of one-ton trucks with electric motors, the company will make finished vehicles that will be supplied to logistics companies in the first half of the year and later sold to general consumers.

Zein has already hired some 30 employees to work at the new factory, and plans to recruit some 150 more by the end of next year.



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Source: Yonhap News (Oct. 10, 2017)

** This article was translated from the Korean.