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Market Passenger cars

Russian used cars market has risen by 1% in October 2017

RusAutoNews.Com – 473.022 used cars have been sold in Russia in October 2017, as reported by Autostat. The figure indicates a 0,8% year-on-year increase. The market has amounted to approximately 4,4

Aftermarket Commercial vehicles Service

Automotive exhibitions in Astana: KIAE supported by Automechanika and CTECA

International automotive exhibitions in Kazakhstan 3-5 April 2018 in Astana, Kazakhstan  

Commercial vehicles Market

Russian truck market up by 60% in October 2017

Autostat –  Russian truck market has grown in October 2017. According to Autostat data, 7932 new trucks have been sold in Russia in October 2017, following an increase of 60,2%

Commercial vehicles Market

Russian LCV market has grown 10% in October 2017

Autostat – The Russian LCV market has amounted to 9817 units in October, following an 10,4% year-on-year growth, according to Autostat data (LCV: Light Commercial Vehicle). The traditional leader of the market


Russian car production has increased by 19% within the first nine months

RusAutoNews.Com  – Russian car production has increased within the first half of 2017. According to ASM Holding data, 1.106.565  transport vehicles (trucks, cars, buses) have been manufactured in Russia within the January-September 2017

Industry Passenger cars

St. Petersburg automotive industry has grown by 19% in October 2017

RusAutoNews.Com – St. Petersburg automotive industry has shown a record growth in October 2017. According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, Hyundai, Nissan and Toyota factories, established in St. Petersburg, have manufactured 32.500 units

Electric vehicles Government

The cancellation of transport tax for electric cars has been turned down – The State Duma Committee on Budget and Taxes has refused to grant transport tax exemption to electric cars owners, as of the beginning of 2018. Such an initiative was

Import Export Industry Market

BelGee has opened a new Geely plant in Belarus to supply the Russian market

RusAutoNews.Com – The Chinese car manufacturer has opened a new Geely plant in Belarus, 90% of the products of which will be aimed for the Russian market, as reported by RNS.

Commercial vehicles Industry OEMs

Avtotor has started the full-cycle production of Hyundai trucks

RusAutoNews.Com – Avtotor plant has launched the full-cycle production of Hyundai trucks (HD78) in Kaliningrad, as reported by the company press office. “The full-cycle (welding – painting -assembly) production of Hyundai

Commercial vehicles Industry OEMs

The localisation rate of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Classic has exceeded 50%

Autostat – Mercedes-Benz Rus has successfully completed the first stage of the localisation of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Classic. Along with a Russian made diesel engine, 50% localisation rate has been achieved

Commercial vehicles Industry OEMs

The production of FAW trucks will start in Primorye by the end of the year

Autostat – Yubo-Sumotori company in Primorye plans to put the first industrial party of FAW trucks on the market until the end of the year. GC Sumotori, specialised in the

Commercial vehicles Import Export

Truck imports to Russia up by 43% during January-September period

RusAutoNews.Com – As published by the Vedomosti newspaper, truck imports to Russia during January-September period of 2017 increased by 42,5% to 19,8 thousand units, according to the Russian Federal Customs House

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