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Rosstandart has not come across any violations in Volkswagen emissions

Vedomosti – Russian Federal Technical Regulations and Metrology Agency: Rosstandart has not detected any violations in the emission values of diesel automobiles belonging to VW Group or any other car

Government

Russian government has allocated 4 billion rubles more on automotive

Kommersant – Russian minister of industry and commerce Denis Manturov has announced that an additional amount of 4 billion rubles will be allocated for the support of the country’s automotive

Market

AEB has pushed up its prediction for Russian automobile market in 2015

RBK – The chairman of Association of European Businesses Car Manufacturers Committee Joerg Schreiber has told during an event in Moscow that 1.7 million automobiles are expected to be sold

OEMs

Great Wall has started the construction of a car factory in Tula Region

Autostat – Great Wall Motors has started the construction of the car factory it’s planning to establish at Uzlovaya Industrial Park in Tula Region. As one may remember, Tula regional

OEMs

AVTOVAZ has started the serial production of Lada Vesta

Autostat.- The serial production of Lada Vesta has started in AVTOVAZ Izhevsk car factory. 1.6lt AVTOVAZ engines and Renault gearboxes are used in Vesta automobiles. Vesta is currently being manufactured

Government

The Russian ministry of industry and commerce will support car exports

Zr.ru. – Officials from the Russian ministry of industry and commerce are of the opinion that in current conditions, any investment in a new car factory will be in vain,

OEMs

St. Petersburg car production down by 4% in August

RusAutoNews.Com- According to Auto-Dealer-SPb data, St. Petersburg based Hyundai, Nissan, Toyota and GM factories have manufactured 194,800 automobiles within the first eight months of the year (-20%). The August production

OEMs

Scania and MAN trucks will be manufactured in the same factory in Russia

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Vedomosti newspaper, there are plans to move Scania truck production in St. Petersburg to MAN Truck and Bus Production Rus factory, which is located in close

OEMs

BAW has started the production of a new truck in Ulyanovsk

RusAutoNews.Com – Chinese manufacturer BAW is starting the production of the 33462-102 Fenix model, a new flatbed truck with gas-petrol engine, in Ulyanovsk. The engine of the truck belongs to

Suppliers

Continental Kaluga factory will export tyres to Europe and Asia

RusAutoNews.Com – According to Interfax, Continental AG affiliate Continental Kaluga factory will start exporting tyres to several European and Asian countries, within the forthcoming months. Factory director general Georgiy Rotov