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GM Vietnam introduces its first pickup

Update: March, 12/2013 - 12:02

GM Viet Nam Managing Director Gaurav Gupta introduces Colorado pickup at a press meeting in Ha Noi.—VNS photo
HA NOI (VNS) -- General Motors Viet Nam launched the Colorado, its first locally produced pick-up, yesterday with an eye on the increasing demand for mid-size trucks in Vietnam.

Developing the truck took five years and US$2 billion.

"We are confident that this is the right vehicle for even the toughest truck users in Viet Nam," said Gaurav Gupta, GM Viet Nam Managing Director.

The pick up is equipped with a Duramax turbo-diesel 2.8 L engine, which delivers power of 178 hp/3,800 rpm and torque of 440 Nm/2000 rpm.

Interior of Colorado pickup combines car-like characteristics.—VNS photo

Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of the world's largest car brands. Active in more than 140 countries, the company sells more than 4.5 million cars and trucks a year.

General Motors Viet Nam, headquartered in Tu Hiep Commune, Thanh Tri District, Ha Noi, has an annual assembly capacity of 30,000 vehicles.—VNS

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