Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant has manufactured 34,500 automobiles in 2020

Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant has manufactured 34,500 automobiles in 2020


 

Autostat.- Ulyanovsk Automobile PlantUAZ has manufactured 34,481 vehicles in 2020, which indicates a 6.2% year-on-year shrinkage. The relevant statement has been made to Autostat agency by the press office of Sollers. The flagship SUV: UAZ Patriot has become the most produced model at the enterprise last year, with 10.2% more vehicles rolling off the conveyor.

The current model range of UAZ was completed with the inclusion of the special version of UAZ Bukhanka in February 2020 under the name of Expedition, with added off-road features. The limited UAZ Patriot Antarctic Edition series was released in March, followed by the modified UAZ Pickup, equipped with automatic transmission in June.

The sales of Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant fell by 6% in Russia last year to 36,487 vehicles. As a result, the share of UAZ in the Russian market amounted to 2.3%, in comparison with 2.2% the year before, according to AEB data. In addition, UAZ exported 3625 vehicles in 2020, reaching new markets such as Congo, Cambodia and Myanmar. UAZ automobiles have also been certified in Chile.

UAZ will launch the new version of UAZ Profi commercial vehicle in 2021. Meanwhile, as announced earlier, Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant has suspended the development of a new frame SUV, which would replace the Patriot model. In the meantime, the company will still pursue the strategy of creating new platforms for UAZ SUVs. The enterprise is currently dealing with the development of a new investment schedule and a project implementation plan.