The media reported the resumption of Zaporozhye automobile building plant

Zaporizhia automobile plant will resume operation and will introduce a new model. This edition of “auto review”, without naming its sources.

The first launch of the pipeline this year is scheduled for the end of April. According to the newspaper, the plant will start serial production of the van ZAZ Vida Pick-up, in 2013.

“The machine developed by Ukrainian designers, because the range of original Chevrolet Aveo similar modification was not” says the publication. It is noted that the new machine will replace the ZAZ Lanos Pick-up, produced since 2005. As expected, the main buyers of the new car will be the ambulance service.

“The leadership of Zaza there are reasons to be optimistic, because the Ukrainian car market started the year with strong growth despite the fact that the purchasing power of the local population is extremely low now,” says the “auto review”. It is noted that in March sales of passenger cars has almost doubled, to 4891 of the car.

Zaporizhia automobile building plant is the only Ukrainian company, having full cycle production of passenger cars. Included in the group of companies of UkrAVTO. According to our data, is the largest automaker in Ukraine. In 2015, the company employed seven months, releasing, according to the “auto review”, 3624 machines. Launches Chance cars, Lanos, Sens, Vida and others In the 1960-ies until the mid-1990s, the plant produced a car “Zaporozhec”.

In January 2016 UkrAVTO reported that ZAZ suspends production of cars and concentrate on the production of vehicle sets for export.