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
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.
BIPEK Auto – Asia Auto holding in Kazakhstan invested more than 58.1 million dollars into the project on the construction of the automotive full cycle cluster in Ust-Kamenogorsk. The total investment in the basic capacity of the first phase of the project will amount to 380 million dollars.
By the end of 2016 Sollers expects to organize industrial assembly of the entire model line-up of UAZ cars and light commercial vehicles in Kazakhstan. This will be the contract assembly; currently negotiations with the local manufacturer, the name of which is not known, are completed. After the launch of production in Kazakhstan, deliveries of finished vehicles to the country from Russia will be stopped.
GAZ Group and the company SemAZ signed a number of memoranda on the industrial assembly of the line-up of commercial vehicles in the Republic of Kazakhstan. Test deliveries of vehicle kits began in September 2016 with GAZelle Next frame buses, GAZelle Business high sided vehicles and vehicles of Likino bus plant.
In November 2016 Asia Auto plant in Ust-Kamenogorsk launches serial production of LADA Largus cars. This car is considered as the optimal model for the capital taxi park on the eve of EXPO-2017 in Astana.
According to Association of automakers of Ukraine «Ukravtoprom», in September 2016 sales of new cars in Ukraine increased by 32% and amounted to 5771 units. Over nine months of 2016, 44160 cars were sold in Ukraine – by 45% more than in the previous year.