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Moscow is the biggest regional foreign vehicle market in Russia

Avtostat – According to Avtostat data, 2.24 million new foreign brand vehicles have been sold in Russia in 2012 (+16.8%). The Central Federal Region has become the area, with the

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Pirelli has started tyre production in Voronezh

AutoVesti – Pirelli-Rostec partnership has started test production of tyres in Voronezh. The factory will be manufacturing tyres for the market from March onwards. Pirelli and Rostec had previously invested €56

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The total number of automobiles in Russia has reached 36.9 million

Autostat – The total number of vehicles in Russia has grown by 5.1% in 2012, reaching 36.9 million vehicles. 37% of this figure is formed of Lada brand automobiles (13.67 million

Industry OEMs

Automobile production in St. Petersburg has increased by 50% in 2012

RusAutoNews.Com – Toyota, GM, Nissan and Hyundai factories established in St. Petersburg have manufactured a total number of 389,300 vehicles in 2012 (+50%), as reported by the Auto-Dealer-SPb. Thereby, St.

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Kässbohrer is opening a factory in Tula

RusAutoNews.Com – Kässbohrer is opening a factory in Yasnogorsk, Tula Region. The facility established for the purpose of semi-trailers has a production area of 12,000 square metres. The General Director and

Market OEMs

Toyota has generated the highest income in Russian vehicle market in 2012

Autostat – According to 2012 results, Toyota has generated the highest income in Russian vehicle market ($7.24 billion) throughout the year. This figure was $5.77 billion in 2011. Toyota is being

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The automobile market in Yekaterinburg has grown by 14% in 2012

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer Yekaterinburg data, 97,348 new automobiles have been sold in Yekaterinburg in 2012 (+14%). The number of automobiles sold in December-only is 8227 (-3%). This figure indicates

Industry OEMs

Russian automotive sector has broken a production record in 2012

Autostat – According to Russian Statistical Institute Rosstat data, car factories in Russia have manufactured 2 million vehicles in 2012. Thereby, the production has increased by 13.3% in comparison with the

Commercial vehicles OEMs

Ford Sollers will manufacture Tourneo Custom in Tatarstan

Vedomosti – Ford Sollers representative Sergei Kirillov has told Vedomosti newspaper that the company will start the production of new Tourneo Custom model minibuses in Elabuga factory, Tatarstan, during the first

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Russian truck market grew by 13.4% in 2012

Autostat – The sales of medium and heavy tonnage trucks increased by 13.4% in 2012, in comparison with the previous year, reaching 138,000 vehicles. 3.6% increase took place in the medium