ASIA AUTO started assembling Chevrolet Captiva updated crossover


ASIA AUTO started assembling Chevrolet Captiva updated crossoverAt the assembly plant called “ASIA AUTO” there started production of an updated crossover – «Chevrolet Captiva».

Following the model of the European premiere at the Geneva Motor Show, Kazakhstan is one of the first countries to have opened the production and sale of new products. Kazakhs have known this model since 2007, when its release was arranged at the facilities of Ust-Kamenogorsk assembly plant.

At the Geneva Motor Show 2013 Chevrolet held the European premiere of a restyled version of the crossover Captiva. Long before the debut on the market in other countries of the Customs Union “ASIA AUTO” Kazakhstan assembly plant is ready to offer customers an upgraded «Chevrolet Captiva» of local assembly.

Updates have been to, first of all, exterior, including new LED rear lights, rectangular chromed exhaust pipes in the shape of the bumper. Together with the face-lifting appearance the updated crossover has received and revised interior design. Another novelty of an updated Captiva is easily transformable interior space.

Rated security of the European New Car Assessment Programme (EuroNCAP) Chevrolet Captiva has earned 5 stars.

As the president of “AsiaAuto” Erjan Mandiev says, Chevrolet is one of the most successful brands in the Kazakh market, rightfully occupying the place in the top five best-selling brands in the country.

“In the first quarter, we have further increased the release of « Chevrolet » by 3.6 times, bringing to market a modernized version of the crossover Captiva is an important point of the modernization program model line of “AsiaAuto”.

E. Mandiev noted that in January-March 2013 Kazakh assembly plant increased production relative to a year earlier to 4.2 times. 6,685 vehicles left   the enterprise conveyor, or 84% of the total passenger car production in Kazakhstan.

In the first quarter of this year, the share of enterprises has accounted for 52% of the issue of engineering products of the East Kazakhstan region.