Hyundai Motor CIS plans to increase its sales in Russia by 20% this year, Alexei Kalitsev, the company’s sales director, said.

Hyundai Motor CIS sold around 149,000 cars in 2011. The company’s sales in March 2012 rose 30% year on year to 16,263 cars, Prime reported.

In February, Denis Petrunin, managing director at Hyundai Motor CIS, said that it planned to sell no less than 150,000 cars in 2012.