On December 28, 2020, a purchase and sale agreement was signed between the Subsidiary Automotive Assembly Plant No. 1 of the Bogdan Motors Corporation and the state-owned enterprise Antonov, according to which Antonov State Enterprise intends to purchase 10 Bogdan A14532 buses. reported to the press -service of JSC "Bogdan Motors".
The Bogdan A14532 bus is a suburban /intercity bus with a total length of 9.82 m. It complies with the Euro 5 environmental standard and is convenient and safe to use. The bus is equipped with European units, including an Iveco engine and an EATON manual transmission. The total passenger capacity is 70 (on commuter routes), including 43 seating.
Subsidiary enterprise "Auto Assembly Plant No. 1" provides 2 years of warranty service for buses, or 100,000 km of run.
It is worth noting that this is not the first cooperation between Auto Assembly Plant No. 1 and Antonov State Enterprise - in 2012, the company purchased 3 Bogdan buses.
On December 29, 2020, Antonov State Enterprise received a state order from the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine for three An-178 military transport aircraft. The corresponding contract for the supply of these aircraft was signed by the acting. Sergey Bychkov, General Director of Antonov State Enterprise; and Vladislav Shostak, Director of the Department of Military-Technical Policy, Arms and Military Equipment Development of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.
December 31, 2020 SE "Antonov" signed a loan agreement with JSC "State Export-Import Bank of Ukraine" (Ukreximbank) to raise a loan against government guarantees. Thus, the state will finance the production and supply of aircraft for the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.