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In 1946, General Motors Overseas Operations established a Batavia Branch (later renamed “Djakarta Branch”) to continue the pre-war activities, building nearly 20,000 vehicles in the next six years. By 1953, activities had mostly ended as Sukarno’s pro-Chinese government took power. As of 1954 local partner PN Gaya Motor continued alone; the Indonesian government took over the assets in April 1955. The government-run operations did not take good care of the plant and 60 percent of the run-down assets were sold to PT Astra Motor in 1969.
- After gaining some popularity in the 1960s Udatimex (part of Fritz Eman’s Udatinda Group in Jakarta) took over in 1970.
- The Government of France and the United Kingdom have announced that by 2040, non-electric cars will be banned to be sold in these two countries.
- The company built plant with 15,000 vehicle capacity in Bekasi, West Java.
- In 2007, the Indonesian government announced a set of tax incentives intended to help develop a “Low Cost Green Car” as an Indonesian people’s car.
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Astra had expected to sell Chevrolets but were denied the contract and ended up importing Toyotas instead. A variety of General Motors vehicles have been sold in Indonesia, since the early days of the automobile there. GM established their first local assembly operation in Tanjung Priok in February 1927, as “KN Gaya Motor.” The location was suitable as there was ample timber nearby, a necessity Automotive for car body manufacture at the time. In 1930, the company was renamed “N.V. General Motors Java Handel Maatschappij.” Cars from their Jakarta factory were exported all across the region. After having been requisitioned by the Netherlands East Indies government in 1941, on 9 March 1942 all machines and equipment was destroyed to avoid it falling into the hands of the approaching Japanese.
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While full manufacturing with a high percentage of local components in the country is usually preferred by manufacturers and encouraged by the government, several plants in the country also conducted a CKD assembly. CBU imports of new cars in the country is also allowed since 1999 with considerably light import tariffs, although it is discouraged by the government. Major car manufacturing nations like the US, Germany, China, Japan and South Korea, as well as Volkswagen, Toyota, Peugeot, Honda, Nissan and Hyundai, did not pledge. Power study, emerging markets accounted for 51 percent of the global light-vehicle sales in 2010.
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