SAMARA, November 12. /Corr. Alexey Sokolov/. Officials of the Samara government will ride next year on the novelty of “AVTOVAZ” – Lada Vesta in 2016 will be purchased at least 50 such vehicles. This was reported to journalists in the press service of the regional government following the meeting on Wednesday the Governor of the region Nikolay Merkushkin, the President of “AVTOVAZ” Bo Andersson.
“Now we define the unit of government will operate the new machines. Next year we plan to purchase at least 50 cars,” Merkushkin quoted by his press service. The Governor, she said, appreciated the quality of the novelty of “AVTOVAZ” and said that considering the purchase of the Lada Vesta for yourself.
Last year, the example provided by Bo Andersson – he got behind the wheel of the first assembled in the plant Lada Largus VIP. After that, the entire service fleet of top managers of AVTOVAZ was transferred to the cars of a domestic production.
In the future almost everything will change on cars “AVTOVAZ”
According to the Governor, in perspective, 80-90% of officials and employees of state-owned enterprises in the Samara region will change on the production of cars “AVTOVAZ”.
“In the past had a negative experience transplant officials on domestic automotive industry. Now the situation has changed, the new Togliatti cars fully comply with all world standards,” – said Merkushin.
“AvtoVAZ” has passed on Wednesday the regional government of the first five cars Lada Vesta. Earlier in the service garage had already been referred for testing of three of the car VAZ – one and two Lada Priora Lada Largus in cargo and passenger variants, became the first VAZ models in the garage of the regional government.
As for the fleet managed by the government agencies, cars of “AVTOVAZ” already purchased repeatedly.
Reliability plus budget savings
About plans to relocate officials on the cars of “AVTOVAZ”, Samara region Governor said in October 2014, referring to the need for “fiscal austerity”.
Previously on “Frets” began to go all the management of “AVTOVAZ”. The first showed an example of a subordinate Bo Andersson, in the summer of 2014 he got behind the wheel of the first assembled in the plant Lada Largus VIP. All the service fleet of top managers of AVTOVAZ in 2014, he was transferred to the cars of a domestic production.
Serial production of Lada Vesta began at the plant “IzhAvto” on September 25, 2015. This year it is planned to produce 5 thousand, “West”, and in the following year – up to 70 thousand According to preliminary data, the price of the model will be from 495 to 600 thousand rubles.
“AvtoVAZ” exceeds target
Production of cars Lada Vesta with significant ahead of schedule and exceeding the plan by almost a third, told reporters after the meeting of the Governor with the President of “AVTOVAZ”.
“The production of Lada Vesta is ahead of schedule, produced 1197 cars, that is 300 more cars than originally planned”, – the press service cites the words of the head of “AVTOVAZ”.
Andersson also announced production results for 10 months of 2015. From January to October 2015, the group “AVTOVAZ” produced 407 thousand of Lada cars and other vehicles for the Alliance Reno-Nissan. “This is 36 % of the total number of vehicles produced in Russia. Similar to the previous year was 30 %, he said.
Salons in Vesta will arrive on November 24
According to Bo Andersson, 24 November the Lada Vesta will arrive in showrooms Russian dealers 58, including in the Samara region. Sales will begin November 25.
Each dealer will deliver to 16 cars. From Izhevsk has already received 276 preliminary orders for Lada Vesta, from Chechnya and St. Petersburg application for 100 and 300 cars respectively – the novelty is planned to be used as taxis.
During the meeting, the Governor Nikolai Merkushkin appreciated the quality of the novelty of “AVTOVAZ”, noting that considering the purchase of the Lada Vesta.