Georgia signs cooperation agreement with France's Renault
Georgia, Tbilisi, March 18 / Trend N. Kirtskhalia /
Georgian Economy and Sustainable Development Minister Vera Kobalia and French Renault Car Concern Vice President Philippe Klein signed a cooperation agreement on electric vehicle infrastructure development in Georgia.
The signing ceremony was held yesterday in Paris during Kobalia's visit to France.
Klein showed electric vehicles produced by the company to the minister. Kobalia conducted a test drive.
As Kobalia said, the signing of the document is the first step toward creating a fleet of electric vehicles in Georgia. She said the agreement envisages holding studies by Renault specialists in Georgia to determine the number and location of service centers.
Kobalia said the import of electric vehicles into Georgia will begin in 2012.