About the Corporation

Bogdan Corporation, one of the most dynamically-growing companies in Ukraine, combines facilities for manufacture of buses and trolleybuses, passenger cars, trucks and commercial vehicles; it also has an own wide-spread commercial and service network.

At present, production facilities of the Bogdan Corporation, in the creation of which had been invested over $ 100 mln., make it possible to produce 120-150 ths. passenger cars, up to 9 ths. buses and trolleybuses of all classes, and about 15 ths. trucks and special-purpose vehicles. Plants of the Corporation are located in Lutsk, Cherkassy and in the Republic of Crimea. All production processes are automated as much as possible. Modern production lines equipment by the world’s leading manufacturers is completely multi-purpose, that enables us to produce any vehicles by brands and dimensions.

Trade & service network of Corporation is represented by one of the largest operator at the Ukrainian market – “Bogdan-Auto Holding”, that has its subsidiaries in all regions of the country. Besides the development of the trade network the Corporation gives special attention to the services. All subsidiaries of “Bogdan-Auto Holding” are equipped with the modern technological equipment for all kinds of vehicle maintenance.

Our mission

Development of modern vehicle manufacture and creation of high-technology products under Bogdan brand, using which our clients will be able to reach new quality of life, dynamism, success and prosperity.

Goals

The main goal of the Corporation is trust and loyalty to our brand, identification of the brand with high quality and maximum availability of all related services, integration of production and scientific and technical potential of the Corporation into the state's economy and access to global markets.

Our way

2011

Bogdan busses of small class on the Hyundai modular basis are launched into the production

Distribution Agrements for Lifan and Great Wall have been signed

2010

Passenger vehicles produced by Corporation engaged in the export

It has been established a joint venture with Czech company Cegelec for trolleybus production for the European Union market.

2009

Bogdan 2310 pick-up of own design has been launched into mass production

The name of the Lutsk Automobile Plant has been changed. From now, the production facilities of the Corporation are known as public joint stock company Automotive Company Bogdan Motors.

Capitalization of LuAZ has been finished. All manufacturing assets have been authorized by one enterprise – LuAZ OJSC

2008

Foundation for the development of full-scale production of trucks has been laid. A new plant for manufacture of trucks and commercial vehicles has been opened in Cherkassy, Ukraine.

Official opening of Ukraine’s most modern passenger car manufacturing plant (Cherkassy, Ukraine) with annual production capacity of 120-150 ths. units

Mass production of modern low-floor trolleybuses has been launched (Lutsk, Ukraine)

2007

Start of tourist-class Bogdan buses manufacture

Exports of buses to the CIS countries and to other countries of the former Soviet Union is already 50% of the output

2006

Bogdan Corporation (Ukraine), Isuzu Motors Limited (Japan) and Sojitz Corporation (Japan) signed a trilateral joint venture agreement

Opening of the first stage of the bus production in Lutsk

2005

Bogdan Corporation was founded through a voluntary association of 20 legal entities

2004

Signing of the agreement with Isuzu Motors Limited (Japan) on the use of the Isuzu brand on buses made in Ukraine for foreign markets

2003

Exporting of Bogdan buses has started

2000

Start of passenger cars production with use of VAZ assembly kits

Purchase of Lutsk Automobile Plant

1999

The first small class Bogdan bus has rolled off the production line

An agreement on distribution of Hyundai passenger cars in Ukraine was signed

1998

Purchase of Cherkassy Car repair plant (later on OJSC Cherkassy Bus)

Construction and opening of the first Autocenter for retail sales and service maintenance of passenger cars (Kyiv, Ukraine)

1996

Start of ĘIA passenger car sales in Ukraine

1992

The birth of a business. Start of GAZ, Izh, Moskvich and UAZ passenger car sales