In 2016 Uzbek-German joint venture JV MAN Auto-Uzbekistan plans to open the enterprise producing cabins for MAN heavy trucks in the Samarkand region. The project to develop the production of cabs at JV MAN Auto-Uzbekistan is implemented by MAN Truck & Bus AG (MAN Group division) and Uzavtosanoat JSC (Uzavtoprom).
From March 27 to April 6, 2015 MAZ plans to stop the assembly line. The company will not produce trucks, the assembly will continue, but in smaller volumes. Representatives of the plant explain the downtime by problems with the supply of engines.
According to Association of car makers of Ukraine «Ukravtoprom», following the results of February 2015 sales of new cars decreased 5-fold and made 2924 units in Ukraine. Over the first two months of 2015, 5521 cars were sold in Ukraine – in 4.9 times less than in the previous year.