Avtovaz will start the production of Lada X-Ray and Lada X-Ray Cross models in 2016

Avtovaz will start the production of Lada X-Ray and Lada X-Ray Cross models in 2016

Finmarket – The President of Avtovaz Bo Andersson has announced that the production of Lada X-Ray and X-Ray Cross models will start in 2016. Andersson has declared the aim of AvtoVAZ as getting hold of 20% of the Russian market and mentioned the necessity to improve the model range for that purpose. Accordingly, the company will start the production of Lada Vesta in September 2015, X-Ray in January 2016 and X-Ray Cross in April 2016.

20% of Russian market is equivalent to an annual sales figure of 600-650,000 vehicles. Bo Andersson has added that 150,000 automobiles will be manufactured for Renault-Nissan alliance this year. Andersson has declared the next year’s figure as 300,000 vehicles.

Avtovaz had previously announced plans to launch six new models and renew five existing models until the year 2020.