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Ford Sollers has started using Russian plastic in Focus and Fiesta – Ford Sollers is localising the plastic details used in models it manufactures in Russia. The equipment of domestic details has started with Focus and Fiesta models. According to


Russian government intends to allocate 4.8 billion rubles on automotive for the third quarter

RusAutoNews.Com – The government of Russian Federation plans to allocate 4.824 billion rubles for the support of vehicle manufacturers, during the third quarter of the year. The draft of the

Import Export

Automobile imports have shrunk by 52.6% in Russia within the first six months

Autostat – According to data published by the Russian Federal Customs House: FTS, 179,600 vehicles have been imported to Russia from various countries during the first six months of the


Russian car and LCV market has shrunk by 27.5% in July

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Association of European Businesses (AEB) data, 131,087 new cars and light commercial vehicles have been sold in Russia in June (-27.5%). Thereby, the number of vehicles

Government OEMs

Russian Ministry of Industry and Commerce: ‘Car production will shrink by 23% this year.’

Prime – Deputy Minister of industry and commerce Gleb Nikitin has told that 1.4 million automobiles will be manufactured in the country this year, following a 23% decline, during the

Electric vehicles Market

43 electric cars have been sold in Russia during the January-June period

Autostat – According to Autostat data, 43 electric cars have been sold in Russia, within the first six months of the year: 30 Tesla (-12%), 9 Nissan Leaf (+125%) and


PSA aims to return to profitability in Russia before 2017

Vedomosti – The general director of the French car manufacturer PSA Peugeot Citroen: Carlos Tavares has stated that the company will not leave the Russian market, despite tough conditions. Tavares


Fuso production will resume in Tatarstan in September

Rossiyskaya Gazeta – Assembly production of Fuso Tucks will resume in Naberezhnye Chelny from September onwards. According to the statement made by the Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corp. press