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Russian automotive operates with 40% capacity

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Autostat data, the current total annual production capacity of Russian automotive is approximately 3 million automobiles. However, the agency predicts a production figure of 1.2-1.3 million


Government has postponed the environmental tax and the implementation of age limits on commercial vehicles

Autostat – Russian ministry of industry and commerce has decided to postpone the law drafts on environmental tax and age limits on the usage of commercial vehicles. The draft was


Car production has fallen by 29% in St. Petersburg in July

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, Hyundai, Toyota, Nissan and GM factories, established in St. Petersburg, have manufactured 169,900 automobiles within the January-July period (-22%). The total production figure of


Sollers and Toyota have ended the Land Cruiser Prado production project

Interfax – Russian car manufacturer Sollers, Japanese Mitsui, Toyota and Sollers-Bussan company have discontinued the Land Cruiser Prado production project in Vladivostok. Sollers have not disclosed the reasons behind the


Nissan will start the serial production of Qashqai in its St. Petersburg plant in October

TASS – Japanese manufacturer Nissan will start the serial production of Qashqai model automobiles in its St. Petersburg plant in October. Qashqai will be the fifth model manufactured at the


The share of domestic production within the total Russian market is 78%

Autostat – According to Autostat, the share of domestic production in the total of Russian market has risen by 9.2 points to 78%, within the last 12 months. The analysts


CIE Automotive Rus exports half of its production

Autostat. – As announced by the general director of Tolyatti Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Alexei Pahomenko, CIE Automotive RUS, which was constructed within 11 months at the SEZ, has started


Car production has shrunk by 36.6% in Russia in July

RusAutoNews.Com – According to data published by the Russian Federal Statistics Service: Rosstat, 774,000 automobiles have been manufactured in the country within the first seven months of the year (-26.1%). 68,300


The weighted average of automobile prices has increased by 11.4% in Russia within a year

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Autostat data, the weighted average automobile price has been calculated as 1.127 million rubles in Russia, as of June 2015 (excluding campaigns and sales). This is


54.3% of Russian truck market belongs to KAMAZ

Autostat – The sales of Russian truck manufacturer KAMAZ has fallen by 52.7% year-on-year, during the first six months. However, the share of the manufacturer in 14-40 tonnes truck market