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The Russian sales of Nokian Tyres have fallen by 31.4% during the first half of the year

Autostat – The sales of the Finnish tyre manufacturer: Nokian Tyres have shrunk by 31.4% in Russia during the first six months of 2014, in comparison with the previous year. The

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Nobel Automotive Russia has started test production at Tolyatti SEZ

RusAutoNews.Com – Turkish company Orhan Holding AS affiliate Nobel Automotive Russia has started test production in the factory it has established at Tolyatti Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Russia. The

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AEB reaction to Medvedev’s statement on sanctions

RBK – AEB reaction to Medvedev’s statement on sanctions: The representative of European companies operating in Russia: Association of European Businesses (AEB) has published a statement concerning Dmitri Medvedev’s warning of

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Daimler has stopped armoured car sales in Russia due to sanctions

RusAutoNews.Com – The sanctions implemented by EU and USA against Russia have started to affect Russian automotive, although yet indirectly. According to Vedomosti, Daimler has stopped the import of an armoured

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Avtovaz directors will sell their foreign brand automobiles

RusAutoNews.Com – According to the Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Russian car manufacturer Avtovaz has put six Infiniti SUV vehicles, assigned for senior managers, on the market. From now on, the managers will

Commercial vehicles OEMs

KamAZ sales have declined by 7.2% in Russia during the first half of the year

Interfax – KamAZ has sold 16,100 trucks in Russia during the first six months of the year (-7.2%). According to company data, during the aforementioned period, the 14-40 tonnes truck market

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Russian vehicle market has shrunk by 23% in July

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Association of European Businesses (AEB) data, 180,767 new cars and light commercial vehicles have been sold in Russia in July 2014. This figure is equivalent to

Government Import Export

Russia may resort to protective measures

Vedomosti – Russian Prime Minister: Dmitri Medvedev has revealed plans to resort to several protective measures in automotive, ship construction and aviation industries, in case USA and EU continue with the

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Dimitrovgrad Engine Bearing Factory has been incorporated into Federal Mogul

RusAutoNews.Com – Icahn Enterprises, owned by the American investor Carl Icahn, has acquired Dimitrov Engine Bearing Factory (DZV). Federal-Mogul Group, one of Icahn Enterprises’ assets, had been carrying out negotiations in

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Automobile imports have declined by 15% in Russia during the first six months

Avtostat – According to figures published by the Russian Federal Customs House (FTS), the number of automobiles imported to the country has declined by 15% within the first six months of