Repair and service Bogdan cars in the eBook
Ukrainian corporation in the automotive industry - Bogdan, is the main manufacturer in the auto market in Ukraine. The corporation originates in 2005, as a result of the merger of small enterprises. The main factories are located in Lutsk and Cherkassy.
The history of the company's development begins with an agreement signed with Isuzu Motors in 2005, which gave the right to produce Isuzu buses under the Bogdan brand in Ukraine. Prior to this, the companies that are part of the corporation were representatives of Kia vehicles, distributors of Hyundai. A little later, in 2007, the company signed an agreement on the production of Hyundai in Ukraine, and immediately began to produce three versions of Hyundai passenger cars: Tucson, Accent and Elantra XD.
Small class bus Bogdan A069 is designed for urban movement of passengers and the suburbs. The chassis from Hyundai County was taken as a basis, and the body was developed by the forces of Ukrainian designers. The model was equipped with a diesel engine, the power of which was 115 horsepower, in accordance with Euro-2 standards. The set included a five-speed manual transmission. The bus was produced in several modifications:
- Bogdan - А069.00 - for the city: automatic front doors, seats with headrests.
- Bogdan - А069.04 - for schoolchildren: basic equipment + seat belts, trunk for briefcases.
- Bogdan - А069.21 - for the city: fully automatic doors.
In 2009, the production of passenger cars of its own brand, Bogdan, was the impetus for breaking the partnership with Kia Motors. They produced cars based on the VAZ 2110. This is how the Bogdan 2110, 2111, 2112 were developed. Relatively recently, the corporation began to produce the Bogdan-2310 pickup truck.
Bogdan - 2110 is represented by a four-door sedan, produced from 2009 to 2014. The car was equipped with an 8-valve 1.6 L (80 hp) engine and a 16-valve 1.6 L (89 hp). The basic equipment includes power windows, central locking. In 2012, the model was restyled, changing the bumper and radiator grill.
Bogdan - 2111 is a station wagon produced from 2009 to 2014 based on the VAZ-2111. The model was equipped with the same engine as the sedan, with a volume of 1.6 liters, 80 and 89 hp. In 2010, Bogdan - 2111 Cross was presented, which was distinguished by a 16V engine with a volume of 1.6 liters and a capacity of 89 horsepower, wheel arch linings and shock absorbers.
In 2013 - 2014, Bogdan Corporation signed a cooperation agreement with China Anhui Jianghuai, Lifan Group, Saipa. At the same time, the production of Bogdan models ceased, and cooperation with AvtoVAZ ceased.
In 2018, Bogdan Motors starts cooperation with KPI named after I. Sikorsky, on the joint development of new technologies and transport. In the same year, the concern celebrates 20 years, and is the official importer of Great Wall and Haval.
In total, more than 368 thousand transport equipment were manufactured, including almost 19 thousand buses. In 2019, net profit amounted to about UAH 610 million, and in 2020 - UAH 3.4 billion of loss. Therefore, it was decided to start bankruptcy proceedings.
Modern buses are quite in demand and every city needs high-quality transportation of passengers, and timely maintenance and repair are the main components. The driver must have knowledge of:
- how to diagnose bus malfunctions;
- how to replace injectors;
- how to adjust the steering.
Detailed information about cars and buses of the Bogdan brand can be found in the repair book, in PDF format. You can download the guide to your phone or e-book, and always have it at hand to find answers to your questions. The information in the book is presented in the most accessible language, it will be useful not only for professional specialists, but also for drivers.