AvtoVAZ May Assemble Lada Granta in Ukraine, Kommersant Says

OAO AvtoVAZ, a Russian automaker, is in talks with two Ukrainian companies to produce Lada Granta cars at their plants, Kommersant-Ukraine newspaper reported, citing company officials.

PAT Bohdan Motors Automobile Co., a Ukrainian maker of cars and buses, offered AvtoVAZ to assemble Lada Grantas at its plant in Cherkassy in central Ukraine, Kommersant cited company spokesman Serhiy Krasulya, as saying.

UkrAvto’s Zaporizhskyi Avtozavod is also in talks with AvtoVAZ, the newspaper said, citing Chief Executive Officer Mykola Yevdokymenko.

To contact the reporter on this story: Daryna Krasnolutska in Kiev at dkrasnolutsk@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Balazs Penz at bpenz@bloomberg.net

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