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29.12.2016 / Zaporozhye automobile plant launched the production of ZAZ Vida Cargo

Zaporozhye automobile plant launched serial production of ZAZ Vida Cargo passenger van. Vehicles have already gone on sale in dealer centers of the brand.
A prototype of the commercial vehicle based on Vida, which is a copy of Chevrolet Aveo of the previous generation, was first presented in 2013, but their assembly starts only now. The novelty shall replace the cargo version of Chevrolet Lanos produced since 2005.


16.12.2016 / Sales of cars in Kazakhstan decreased by 32.4% in November 2016

According to the Union of Enterprises of Automobile Industry of Kazakhstan KazAvtoProm, following results of eleven months of 2016 official dealers sold a total of 38 779 thousand cars and light commercial vehicles in Kazakhstan, which is a 56% decrease on the similar figure of the last year (88 396 thousand units). In November this figure was 4 187 thousand units (-32.4%)


14.12.2016 / UAZ will receive financial solutions for operation in Belarus

Ulyanovsk automobile plant, State Corporation Vnesheconombank, Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus and Bank BelVEB signed a cooperation agreement aimed at strengthening and developing of bilateral Russian-Belarusian trade and economic cooperation. The subject of the agreement is to establish long-term partnership in the field of supplies of products of the Russian automotive industry in the Republic of Belarus.


05.12.2016 / Sales of cars in Ukraine increased by 50% in November 2016

According to Association of automakers of Ukraine «Ukravtoprom», in November 2016 sales of new cars in Ukraine increased by 50% and amounted to 7728 units. Over eleven months of 2016, 57961 cars were sold in Ukraine – by 41% more than in the previous year.
The leader in the Ukrainian market in November 2016 remained Toyota, which sold 851 cars – by 56% more than in the previous year.


30.11.2016 / Production of vehicles in Kazakhstan decreased by 18% in October 2016

According to the Union of Enterprises of Automobile Industry of Kazakhstan KazAvtoProm, in October 2016 a total of 797 vehicles were produced in Kazakhstan, which is a 17.9% decrease on the similar figure of the last year. Cars accounted for about 85% of this amount, 677 units were produced, which is a 18.9% decrease on the similar period of 2015. The remaining 120 units include trucks and buses.


17.11.2016 / Sales of cars in Kazakhstan decreased by 58% in January-October 2016

According to the Union of Enterprises of Automobile Industry of Kazakhstan KazAvtoProm, following results of ten months of 2016 official dealers sold a total of 34.6 thousand cars and light commercial vehicles in Kazakhstan, which is a 58% decrease on the similar figure of the last year (82.2 thousand units). In October this figure was 3.8 thousand units (-47.6%).


16.11.2016 / «Asia Avto» prepares to launch serial production of new LADA models

«Asia Avto» plant in Kazakhstan began to prepare the launch of production of new LADA models - Vesta sedan, XRAY crossover, as well as Largus station wagon and Granta liftback. In November the plant specialists will assemble the trial batch of cars and test them. The launch of serial production of new models is scheduled for December 2016. 


08.11.2016 / 50 thousand cars were sold in Ukraine over ten months of 2016

According to Association of automakers of Ukraine «Ukravtoprom», in October 2016 sales of new cars in Ukraine increased by 8% and amounted to 6073 units. Over ten months of 2016, 50233 cars were sold in Ukraine – by 40% more than in the previous year.
The leader in the Ukrainian market in October 2016 remained Toyota


26.10.2016 / Hyundai launched export of Creta crossover to Ukraine

Hyundai dealers in Ukraine launched sales of Creta crossovers assembled in Russia. All versions of the mode except the initial Start (without air conditioner and heated front seats) are supplied to Ukraine. And the most equipped Creta with additional packages Advanced and Style is available as a separate fixed version Top. Prices are much higher than Russian ones


21.10.2016 / More than 1000 vehicles were produced in Kazakhstan in September 2016

According to the Union of Enterprises of Automobile Industry of Kazakhstan KazAvtoProm, following results of September 2016 a total of 1019 vehicles were produced in Kazakhstan, which is a 46% increase on the similar figure of the last year.
Cars accounted for over 80% of this amount, 853 units were produced, which is a 68.2% increase on the similar period of 2015. The remaining 166 units include trucks and buses.