In 2016 «Asia Avto» assembly plant in Kazakhstan plans to launch the assembly of new LADA models – Vesta, Kalina, Granta (sedan and liftback), Priora, five door 4x4, XRAY and Largus.
The company «Uzavtosanoat» in Uzbekistan, which produces Chevrolet and Ravon cars, will launch the production of Ravon Nexia compact sedan at the end of the second quarter of 2016. Currently the company prepares to launch serial production of the model, the updated Chevrolet Aveo sedan of the previous generation.
The company MMC Rus, the exclusive distributor of Mitsubishi cars in Russia, announced that from May 1, 2016 distribution functions of the company will cover operations of the brand Mitsubishi Motors in Kazakhstan. The company MMC Rus has been working in a similar way in the market of Belarus from July 2015.
AvtoVAZ suspended supplies of finished cars in Kazakhstan, now it imports only assembly kits in this country. This suspension was caused by the introduction of the recycling and registration taxes on cars in Kazakhstan in the beginning of 2016.
According to Association of car makers of Ukraine «Ukravtoprom», in February 2016 sales of new cars in Ukraine increased by 44% and made 4201 units. The Ukrainian car market showed positive dynamics for two consecutive months. Over the first two months of 2016, 7384 cars were sold in Ukraine, which is a 34% increase on the previous year.