LADA is extending the line-up of assembly plant in Kazakhstan

    In May AVTOVAZ has shipped the first lot of assembly kits of LADA Granta, LADA Kalina and 5-door LADA 4х4 to Asia Auto assembly plant in Ust-Kamenogorsk (Kazakhstan). These cars will extend LADA model range in Kazakhstan plant which used to produce only

    LADA 4х4 and Urban.

    First mass production LADA Kalina, LADA Granta and 5-door LADA 4x4 came off the assembly line on June 22, 2016. In August AVTOVAZ and its Kazakhstan partner plan to organize assembly of LADA Priora, and from September to start delivery of assembly kits for additional vehicles.

    ``Kazakhstan is the biggest LADA market outside the Russian Federation and our key partner in organization of local assembly plants'', - noted CEO of JSC AVTOVAZ ОАО Nicolas Maure.

    CEO of JSC ASIA AUTO Eric Sagymbaev noted: For 5 past years people in Kazakhstan bought over 200 thousand new LADA cars. Even in conditions current decrease in the industry LADA keeps the status of brand №1 in the market of the country. LADA Granta, LADA Kalina and LADA 4x4 which production started in ASIA AUTO are in top-10 best sold cars in the republic. Extension of the line-up will help us to increase production volumes significantly and to obtain technological knowledge needed to launch the facilities of full cycle plant``.

    As for 2015 results LADA brand takes 28% of passenger car segment on Kazakhstan market. In the indicated period more than 24.5 thousand LADA cars sold in the country through the network having 23 dealers in 19 cities of Kazakhstan.