Bogdan Corporation (Ukrainian: Корпорація «Богдан») is an Ukrainianautomobile-manufacturing group including several car- and bus-makers of the country. Its most popular model is the BogdanIsuzu-powered light bus made in Cherkasy.
Bogdan Corporation was created by merging of some enterprises to implement big investment projects dedicated to creating strong and powerful manufacturing of different-type vehicles in Ukraine. The facilities of Bogdan Corporation allow to produce 120-150 thousands of cars, up to 9 000 buses and trolleybuses of all types, and around 15 thousands of cargo trucks and specialized equipment a year. Facilities are located in Lutsk, Cherkasy and Crimea.
The group is controlled by politician Petro Poroshenko.
Cars and trucks are produced or assembled in Cherkasy. The facilities in Cherkasy are the most modern auto-manufacturing facilities in Ukraine. Car manufacturing launched in 2000. Cherkasy plant allows to produce 120 000-150 000 cars per year. The plant produces/assembles Bogdan 2110, Bogdan 2111, Hyundai Accent, Hyundai Tucson and Hyundai Elantra XD.
Buses mostly produced in Cherkasy while trolleybuses are manufactured in Lutsk. A bus "Bogdan" is the most widespread used small bus for city transportation in most Ukrainian cities. Facilities located in Cherkasy allow to produce up to 3000 buses a year along with cars and trucks production. The plant in Lutsk manufactures buses and trolleybuses branded as "LuAZ". Maximum capacity of Lutsk plant is 8000 buses and trolleybuses a year.