In May 2017 sales of new cars in Ukraine amounted to 6592 units, which is a 48.2% increase on the result of the previous year.
The leader in the Ukrainian market in May 2017 became the Japanese Toyota. The French Renault occupied the second place.
Official distributor of Chevrolet Niva in Kazakhstan, «Avtosalony «Virazh» LLP, launched sales of Chevrolet Niva manufactured at facilities of «SaryarkaAvtoProm» LLP of vehicle kits supplied by GM-AVTOVAZ. Due to the local assembly, which began in April in Kostanay, buyers do not need to pay the recycling tax.
According to the Union of Enterprises of Automobile Industry of Kazakhstan KazAvtoProm, in May 2017 sales of cars in Kazakhstan increased by 9.9% on May 2016 and made 3663 units. The automotive market showed growth after a 29-month period of sales decline caused by deterioration of the macroeconomic situation and weakening of the national currency in 2014-2015.
Serial production of Ravon Nexia R3 was launched in Kostanay (Kazakhstan). Production is established at «SaryarkaAvtoProm» by «GM Uzbekistan» (manufacturer and exporter of Ravon cars in Uzbekistan) and AllurGroup (manufacturer of motor vehicles in Kazakhstan). The next stage of cooperation could be the expansion of the line-up of produced cars.