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Dongfeng intends to make production in Tatarstan

RBK –  The press office of Tatarstan presidency has announced Chinese Dongfeng’s plans to make car production at Alabuga Special Economic Zone. According to the announcement, the production will start in

Commercial vehicles OEMs

Scania and GAZ Group extend cooperation in bus production

Autostat – Swedish Scania and Russian light commercial vehicle manufacturer GAZ Group have signed a new partnership agreement. Accordingly, the two companies will deepen the cooperation in bus production and

Government Market

11,000 vehicles have been sold in three weeks within the scope of the utilisation programme

Vedomosti – Russian Ministry of Industry and Commerce officer Alexander Morozov has announced that 10,937 vehicles have been sold within the scope of the utilisation programme, between 1-21 September. 85% of

Market OEMs

VEB will finance AVTOVAZ and IzhAvto

NAPI – Russian bank VEB will give 30 billion rubles credit to AVTOVAZ and AVTOVAZ affiliate: United Automobile Group (OAG). The aforementioned amount will be used in the modernisation of

Commercial vehicles Market

Yekaterinburg car and LCV market has shrunk at a record level in August

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-Yekaterinburg data, 50,605 new cars and light commercial vehicles have been sold in Yekaterinburg within the January-August period (-18%). August sales figure is 5519 vehicles. Thereby, the

OEMs

The president of Ford Sollers does not expect a recovery in the Russian market until 2017

Gazete.ru – The president of Ford Sollers: Ted Cannis has told Gazeta.ru that the polical and economic instabilities will have negative effects on the Russian automobile market during the course

Park

The magnitude of Russian vehicle park has exceeded 48 million

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Avtostat data, as of today, the magnitude of Russian vehicle park has exceeded 48 million. The breakdown of the total figure is as follows: 40.2 million

Commercial vehicles

Russian LCV market has shrunk by 30% in August

Avtostat – 10,600 new light commercial vehicles have been sold in Russia in August. Thereby, the market has shrunk by 30%, in comparison with August 2013. Such a high shrinkage rate

OEMs

St. Petersburg car production has been on the decline for four months

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, St. Petersburg based Toyota, GM, Nissan and Hyundai factories have manufactured 242,600 automobiles within the first eight months of the year (-4%). Thereby, the share

Market

St.Petersburg car market has shrunk by 24% in August

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, 121,369 new cars and light commercial vehicles have been sold in St. Petersburg within the first eight months of the year (-7% y/y). The