The Auto Group AKTIV has been founded in 2007. The first stage of its development has concurred with the crisis of 2008-2009. Nevertheless, the Auto Group AKTIV became even stronger in its business sector. The Group aims to reach leading positions in all the spheres of its activity.
Company brief history:
2007 – the year of the Auto Group AKTIV foundation
In the spring 2007 a group of like-minded people has decided to start working on the auto market of Ukraine. As the result of arrangements, organizing and developing a basis for the future team, on 25 of October, 2007, the Auto Group AKTIV was founded.
2008 – the first automotive brands represented in portfolio of the Auto Group AKTIV
The following 2008 year was devoted to conducting dealer agreements with automotive brands. The Auto Group AKTIV has focused its work on the most popular Japanese brands, such as Nissan, Infiniti, and Honda. Therefore, in the biggest cities of Ukraine – Kyiv, Odessa, Donetsk, and Kharkov – were decided to open showrooms of above-mentioned brands.
2009 – first Auto Group AKTIV showroom
Nevertheless the circumstances where financial crisis was roaring in Ukraine and the auto market has dramatically collapsed, the Auto Group AKTIV continued its development demonstrating margin of safety and following previously defined corporate strategy. The year 2009 was significant for the Auto Group AKTIV, since four dealers’ centers have been unveiled, including Pride Auto Center (Honda Dealer with the biggest showroom of 1 200 sq.m. in Kyiv city and Kyiv region) and Elite Auto Yug (excusive Infiniti Dealer in Odessa city and Odessa region).
In 2009 four Auto Group AKTIV dealers have commenced their work:
1.06.2009 – N Motors Yug (Nissan, Odessa)
1.06.2009 – N Motors Vostok (Nissan, Donetsk)
15.10.2009 – Elite Auto Yug (Infiniti, Odessa)
21.10.2009 – Pride Auto Center (Honda, Kyiv)
2010 – first awards of the Auto Group AKTIV
In 2010 we continued our keen development of existing auto centers. The fruit was not long in coming: Pride Auto Center has become the second Honda Center in Ukraine by sales results during its first year of work. Elite Auto Yug has proved out its exclusive status of Infiniti Centre in Odessa city and Odessa region. Nissan Centre in Odessa (N Motors Yug) and Donetsk (N Motors Vostok) have continued their dynamic development.
2011 – fundamental decision on further development and constructing
Management of the Auto Group AKTIV has taken care about future opportunities and rendered a fundamental decision on further development of the business. In 2011 Technical Assignment for designing and constructing of new conceptual auto centers as consistent with automakers’ requirements was prepared.
At the same time management of the Auto Group AKTIV has taken care about improvement of existing centers’ performance. Thus, in followup of 2011 the N Motors Yug center was awarded with diploma by Nissan Motor Ukraina “For the biggest market share in 2011”.
2012 – construction of new auto centers
The year 2012 is excelled with construction works performed by the Auto Group AKTIV. Development of conceptual auto centers in 3S format is continued: Sales, Service, and Spare Parts. The Auto Group AKTIV continues development of the conquered regions – Odessa, Kyiv, Donetsk, and Kharkov. The portfolio of the Auto Group AKTIV includes such popular automobile brands like Nissan, Infiniti, and Honda. Moreover, we are searching for new interesting brands to start joint cooperation with.
The work of the Auto Group AKTIV and existing network of centers was again awarded by results of 2011; managers of N Motors Vostok were honored with diplomas by Nissan Motor Ukraina for their high quality of provided services. As a consequence, Representative Office of Nissan has decided to organize a promotional tour for winners to Nissan plant in Barcelona.